Charlie Manuel Already Upset About Phils Hitting

We’re not even halfway through March yet and Charlie Manuel is already less than thrilled with his team’s performance at the plate. Juan Pierre couldn’t get a bunt down over the weekend and that seemed to be the tipping point for Cholly. Manuel and GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said—after a *ahem* disappointing October last season—that a return to patient and efficient hitting would be a priority. [Crossing Broad]