Dombrowski: Phillies’ decision on Herrera was about baseball, not public relations

PHILADELPHIA — It came down to ABs, not PR. If Phillies officials agreed that Odubel Herrera won the center-field job in spring training, ownership would have approved of putting him on the opening-day roster, president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said Tuesday. But although Herrera had some good moments (he tied Bryce Harper for the team lead with four Grapefruit League homers), he also exhibited all the inconsistency of a hitter who has barely played since his arrest on domestic assault charges on Memorial Day weekend in 2019. “You’re talking about somebody who had 50 spring traini…

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