The Phillies won a world championship in 2008.
Then Ruben Amaro Jr. was named general manager.
The Phillies didn’t win another world championship.
Tim Malcolm and Dan Walsh wonder if they can do better. So, we continue “Playing the Rube,” a weekly series with accompanying podcast in which Tim and Dan attempt to steer the Phillies to more victories, starting in 2009, through the deep simulation game OOTP Baseball ’18.
CHAPTER 11: LOST IN NEW YORK
Playing a weekend series in the Bronx, we continue to sort out our situation at third base and the bullpen. Nothing is good, but we start to narrow our options. Then we try to fire the pitching coach.