Daily Archives: October 28, 2019

Open Discussion: Week of October 28th

In Phillies’ baseball news this week, the Phillies hired Brian Barber as their Director of Amateur Scouting.  He replaces Johnny Almarez who stepped down for personal reasons.  A few days later, the Phillies hired Joe Girardi to manage the ball club.  He replaces Gabe Kapler who stepped down because , well … he was fired.  Miller and Girardi both come from the Yankees organization.  If you missed it, I wrote about their backgrounds here. Continue reading Open Discussion: Week of October 28th