By Sam Bush

Caleb Cotham is more than the favorite to be hired as Phillies pitching coach.

According to Jim Salisbury of NBCSP, it’s all but a done deal.

An announcement could come early in the week.

Cotham, 33, has been the Cincinnati Reds’ assistant pitching coach for the last two seasons.


He also pitched for Phillies manager Joe Girardi with the New York Yankees in 2015 and former Phillies pitching coach Bryan Price with the Reds in 2016.