The Phillies will interview Cleveland’s pitching coach Mickey Callaway to fill the skipper sized hole on the team. The 42-year old has been with the tribe since 2013, and is credited with the career elevations of Trevor Bauer, Carlso Carrasco, and Corey Kluber. Imagine what he’d be able to pull off in Philadelphia?
While the Philles have also interviewed extensive candidates within the organization like Juan Samuel and Dusty Wathan, having a pair of fresh eyes come to the team wouldn’t be the worst thing. Especially considering that those eye have seen such a good amount of success by their team over the past few seasons.
Here’s what other news and rumors are going down across the National League East:
- Changes are coming for Washington Nationals in 2018 whether you’re emotionally ready for it or not.
- The Marlins are expected to shed nearly $50 million in payroll. I’m starting to think my application wasn’t lost in the mail.
- Steven Matz left us with more questions than answers this season.
- More drama could be coming with regards to the Braves investigation.
- How the Nationals perpetuated the same sad, sad postseason narrative expected of them.
- Because it’s never too early to look to the future, Baseball America projects the Marlins will select Jarred Kelenic with their first round pick.
- What will the Mets new Syracuse Triple-A affiliate be called?
- What can the Phillies expect from the 3rd overall pick in next year’s draft?
- Are Gohara and Fried ready to take the next step for the Braves?
- The Marlins have hired former Yankees Vice President Gary Denbo. Put on your best “shocked” face, everyone!
- The Mets have reached out to Brad Ausmus regarding their open manager position. The team had previously shown interest in Joe Girardi, but it looks like he’ll be in the Bronx for at least one more year.
- Can Maikel Franco be fixed?