Phillies Changing Broadcasters; Wheeler, Matthews Out

Big changes all around.


AP reports:

Longtime Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Chris Wheeler is out after nearly four decades in the booth and Gary Matthews isn’t returning as color analyst, several people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday. … The Phillies said Wheeler and Matthews will continue to work with the organization in other roles.

The Phils just signed a long-term TV contract, but this decision was reportedly made by the network. Reaction on social media was swift: