Phillies fire Joe Girardi, name Rob Thomson interim manager
Phillies currently have a record of 2,229
the National League East, 12 games behind the 1st New York Mets.
Phillies Baseball Director David Dombrowski has issued
We believe we have a talented group
Rob is well-versed and experienced in our club
the right person to lead us into the future.
Thomson will be the 56th manager For the past five seasons
he has been the team's bench coach
has also coordinated spring training.