The Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday introduced it has rehired former supervisor Charlie Manuel to take over because the workforce’s hitting coach, changing John Mallee.
Manuel, 75, managed the Phillies from 2005 to 2013 and led the workforce to a World Sequence title in 2008. The workforce additionally made an look within the World Sequence in 2009 however misplaced to the New York Yankees.
ON DECK: 2020 BASEBALL GETS EARLY JUMP WITH MARCH 26 OPENERS
After he stepped down as supervisor, Manuel served as a particular adviser to the final supervisor.
A supply instructed MLB.com that the Phillies’ determination to make Manuel their hitting coach was not a “long-term transfer.”
Mallee’s dismissal comes because the Phillies dropped three out of 4 to the San Francisco Giants and two out of three to the Arizona Diamondbacks, the collection earlier than that.
The Phillies are 24th in batting common, 22nd in OPS and 23rd in residence runs amongst MLB groups.
CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP
The workforce was considered a number one contender to win the Nationwide League East this season, however has discovered itself with a 60-58 report and 9 video games again from the division-leading Atlanta Braves.