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Ruben Amaro, Jr.

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  • Phillies might not contend for a few years, Amaro says

    Phillies might not contend for a few years, Amaro says
    Many fans are questioning Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr.'s decision to stand pat at the non-waiver trade deadline. The team has many "assets," as Amaro likes to call them, but none was moved. On Tuesday, Amaro told radio station WIP that the...
  • What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?

    What will the 2015 Phillies Opening Day roster look like?
    The Phillies are in last place in the National League East and by not making any moves at last week's non-waiver trade deadline, they pushed off a chance to begin rebuilding and perhaps hasten their return to the glory days of the mid- to late- 2000s....
  • Ryan Divish: Winners and losers of the trade deadline

    BALTIMORE It certainly wasn't dull. The 48 hours leading up to the Major League Baseball trade deadline on Thursday featured rumors, speculation, deals, falsely reported deals thanks to fake Twitter accounts and enough action to be reminiscent of your own...
  • Mike Sielski: Phillies have a long way to go before trophy returns to Philadelphia

    Yankee Stadium. The visitors' clubhouse. Not long after midnight on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009. The Phillies had just lost the World Series to the Yankees in six games, failing in their attempt to win back-to-back championships, and Ryan Howard, having struck...
  • Nationals acquire SS Cabrera from Indians

    The Sports Xchange By David Driver, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: updates with new information Nationals acquire SS Cabrera from Indians WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals gave up part of their future in an exchange for a veteran infielder to...
  • Phillies move forward with roster intact

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies WASHINGTON -- The uniform of pitcher Cliff Lee, the starting pitcher Thursday, hung in the left corner of the Philadelphia Phillies clubhouse. Just inside the clubhouse were the threads of...
  • David Murphy: Phillies GM Amaro needs to get real

    PHILADELPHIA The general manager who has failed to produce a winning season since 2011 insisted he has a realistic sense of the market value of the players. It is the general managers who are actually in contention for the playoffs whose valuations are...
  • Aging players, bulky contracts force Phillies to stay silent at trade deadline

    By the time 4 p.m. rolled around Thursday, the Phillies were supposed to have traded a number of their players for prospects, beginning a rebuilding process that could take a number of years. Marlon Byrd, A.J. Burnett, Antonio Bastardo, Cliff Lee,...
  • No trades for Phillies at non-waiver deadline

    WASHINGTON The trade deadline passed Thursday without a Phillies trade, the latest confirmation of how the rest of Major League Baseball views Ruben Amaro Jr.'s roster. The general manager attempted to deal veteran players with cumbersome contracts and...
  • Bob Brookover: Phillies hit trade deadline with few options

    NEW YORK If Ruben Amaro Jr. was still on the fence about being a buyer or seller, then Trade Deadline Eve should have helped sway the thinking of the Phillies general manager. Amaro's problem: No general manager in baseball history has ever been able...
  • Hamels brilliant again in Phillies' 6-0 win over Mets

    NEW YORK There was no reason to believe it ended Tuesday at 9:27 p.m. with an 87-mph cutter that Daniel Murphy rolled to second base. Cole Hamels did not pause for a moment to savor his effort, eight shutout innings in a 6-0 Phillies win over the Mets. On...