• Report: Wheeler out as Phils broadcaster

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 8, 2014
    Longtime Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler is out after four decades with the team, and Gary Matthews isn't returning as color analyst, sources familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press. "As the longest-tenured member of the Phillies' broadcasting team, Chris Wheeler will return to his club roots after stepping down from his role as a Phillies broadcaster," the Phillies said in a statement. It is believed Comcast is looking for one color commentator to replace Wheeler and Matthews, although a hire has not been made. "With 37 years of broadcasting experience, combined with his front office background where he began his Phillies career, 'Wheels' will take on a new role allowing the organization to continue to benefit from his knowledge, experience and dedication to the game," the statement said.
  • Post-Comcast deal, changes for Phils' booth

    The impact of the Phillies' 25-year contract with Comcast SportsNet worth a reported $2.5 billion continues. The team announced Wednesday that broadcasters Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews will not return to the TV booth, although they will remain with t…
    Source: MLB.com

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