Mackanin out as manager
PHILADELPHIA — Pete Mackanin is out as Philadelphia Phillies manager after 2½ seasons with the National League baseball club. The team said Friday he will manage the final three games this season for the rebuilding Phillies and be replaced for 2018. Mackanin will be then become a special assistant to general manager Matt Klentak. The Phillies are 64-95 this season, last in the NL East and with the second-worst record in the league. Philadelphia has not been to the postseason since 2011. The 66-yearold Mackanin succeeded Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg on June 26, 2015. His record with Philadelphia is 172-237.