Phillies tap Ryne Sandberg as permanent manager

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies Sunday announced interim manager Ryne Sandberg has signed a three-year contract to serve as its permanent skipper.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 4, Philadelphia 0

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Zack Greinke gave up three hits over 7 1/3 innings Friday and lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to their ninth straight victory, a 4-0 decision over Philadelphia.
Phillies fire Manuel, name Sandberg interim manager

Phillies fire Manuel, name Sandberg interim manager

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies fired Manager Charlie Manuel on Friday and replaced him with Ryne Sandberg.
Phillies closer Lidge to keep his job

Phillies closer Lidge to keep his job

MIAMI, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Philadelphia closer Brad Lidge will retain his job despite his 11th blown save, Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said on the team's Web site.

Piniella named top NL manager

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs skipper Lou Piniella was named National League manager of the Year Wednesday in a vote of two sportswriters in each league major league city.

Mother of Phillies manager dies

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- June Manuel, the mother of Philadelphia Phillies' Manager Charlie Manuel died Friday morning in Buena Vista, Va., after a brief illness. She was 87.

Phillies activate reliever Rudy Seanez

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- Philadelphia has strengthened its bullpen for a stretch run in the National League East by activating reliever Rudy Seanez from the 15-day disabled list.

MLB: N.Y. Mets 4, Philadelphia 3 (12 inn.)

NEW YORK, April 10 (UPI) -- Angel Pagan singled in Jose Reyes with two out in the 12th inning Thursday, giving the New York Mets a 4-3 win over Philadelphia.

Wedge, Melvin named managers of the year

NEW YORK, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Cleveland's Eric Wedge and Arizona's Bob Melvin were voted the American League and National League managers of the year.

Phillies near 10,000 losses

PHILADELPHIA, June 12 (UPI) -- Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies are bracing for an approaching milestone -- the team is 14 losses from being the first to amass 10,000 losses.

MLB: Philadelphia 8, Florida 7 (10 inn.)

MIAMI, May 23 (UPI) -- Abraham Nunez drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning with a two-out single Wednesday as Philadelphia overcame a bizarre ninth to down Florida 8-7.

Phillies send Tom Gordon home

PHILADELPHIA, May 3 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Phillies' closer Tom Gordon is having his ailing right shoulder examined, and missed the team's West Coast road trip Thursday morning.

Phils' Manuel in verbal spat with reporter

PHILADELPHIA, April 18 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel got involved in a verbal confrontation with radio talk show personality Howard Eskin.

MLB: Philadelphia at Baltimore, ppd, rain

BALTIMORE, June 27 (UPI) -- Tuesday's game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Baltimore Orioles was postponed due to rain.

Phillies put Lieberthal on the DL again

PHILADELPHIA, June 10 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies put catcher Mike Lieberthal on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained left hip.
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Charlie Manuel
All Star Game managers Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon (L) and Philadelphia Phillies Charlie Manuel shake hands during a press conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in St. Louis on July 13, 2009. Baseball's All Stars will play the 80th All Star Game on July 14, 2009. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

As Player

As Manager

Charles Fuqua Manuel, Jr. (born January 4, 1944 in Northfork, West Virginia) is a former Major League Baseball and Nippon Professional Baseball outfielder and current Major League Baseball manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. His team won the 2008 World Series in five games over the Tampa Bay Rays.

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