When the 2022 Opening Day roster is announced by the Washington Nationals, there will be several faces different than that of the 2021 Opening Day roster. As for the front office, the Nationals missed their opportunity at adding a face from the 2019 World Series team. Howie Kendrick has been hired as a special assistant to the general manager, by the Philadelphia Phillies. A travesty the Nationals couldn’t bring him aboard in some capacity or another.
Longtime major league infielder Howie Kendrick has joined the Philadelphia Phillies as special assistant to general manager Sam Fuld. Kendrick, 38, retired after the 2020 season following a 15-year playing career with the Los Angeles Angels (2006-2014), Los Angeles Dodgers (2015-16), Phillies (2017) and Washington Nationals (2017-20).
Phillies hire Nats hero Howie Kendrick to front office role originally appeared on NBC Sports Washington. As the Phillies continue to build their front office around President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski, they've turned to a familiar face for Nationals fans. Howie Kendrick, former Nationals infielder and postseason hero, has...
Howie Kendrick, who spent a brief portion of his 15-year big-league career with the Phillies, is back with the organization as a special assistant to general manager Sam Fuld, the team announced Tuesday. Kendrick spent part of the 2017 season with the Phillies before being traded to the Washington Nationals...
As the Phillies continue to build their front office around President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski, they've turned to a familiar face for Nationals fans. Howie Kendrick, former Nationals infielder and postseason hero, has joined the Phillies' front office as a special assistant to general manager Sam Fuld. Kendrick spent...
The Philadelphia Phillies announced six baseball operations hires Tuesday, including the addition of a former player to the front office. Howie Kendrick has been hired as a special assistant to general manager Sam Fuld. The Phillies opening day left fielder in 2017, Kendrick hit .340 in 39 games for Pete Mackanin’s team, but struggled to stay healthy in his brief time with the team.
Howie Kendrick finished his career as a hero in Washington, but the final chapter of his 15 big-league seasons might not have played out so perfectly had it not been for a brief stop in Philadelphia. And now Kendrick, four years after playing 39 games for a 96-loss Phillies team, is coming back.