With Pete Mackanin on the move after the 2017 season, the Phillies have many options to fill the vacancy. Here are just five of those options.
With the news that Pete Mackanin will not be the Phillies the manager next season, the team is left with yet another question mark for the 2018 season. Beyond the murky situations in the starting rotation and infield, now we have to wonder who will be the next manager. The next manager may not be announced until after the postseason ends as several potential options are part of playoff teams.
There are a number of possibilities for the job. The team could opt for an old-school baseball lifer or a younger, fresher mind for the position. Here are just five options that fit both of those molds.