While the Phillies lineup is likely a work in progress, Manuel seems locked in on Jimmy Rollins being the team's leadoff hitter. The Phils skipper believes Rollins is one of the best top of the order hitters in baseball.
January 25, 2013
Even after a season that saw manager Charlie Manuel pull Jimmy Rollins out of a game for not hustling, the Phillies manager is still standing by J-Roll.
October 9, 2012
Jimmy Rollins is one of Charlie Manuel's favorite players, but for the third time in their relationship, Manuel sent Rollins to the bench for his actions - or lack thereof - on the field.
August 30, 2012
Charlie Manuel and his Phillies insist they're still in the running for another playoff appearance. The problem is that they're not showing it on the field and need to convince their GM that he should buy rather than sell.
The Phillies early exit has their GM thinking that the club needs a whole new philosophy. Gone are the days of waiting for a home run and here come the days of making something happen on the field.
October 12, 2011
To say that there was a lot going on in baseball Wednesday night would be an understatement. While other clubs may have had wilder celebrations, the Phillies had two milestones of their own to celebrate.
September 29, 2011
The Phillies haven't won since they clinched the division, giving them five losses in a row. While some people may worry, manager Charlie Manuel isn't one to worry about his team.
September 22, 2011