Four weeks into their search for a new manager, the Philadelphia Phillies appear to be getting close to settling on a candidate.
And it appears likely it’s going to be someone that has been a leading candidate from the very beginning.
Dusty Wathan, manager of their Triple-A affiliate Lehigh Valley IronPigs, is the person they are focusing in on, according to USA Today’s Bob Nightengale.
Naming Wathan as the 54th manager in franchise history would come as no surprise and makes sense for a number of different reasons. He is well-liked within the organization, he has already worked with many of the prospects that have arrived in...