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Ruben Amaro Jr.

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  • Amaro: Phillies may not contend in 2015 or 2016

    Amaro: Phillies may not contend in 2015 or 2016
    PHILADELPHIA — After not making any moves at the non-waiver trade deadline July 31, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. told radio host Angelo Cataldi on Tuesday morning that the Phillies may not be at the top of the standings for at least a...
  • Maclin expects to play against Chicago

    Maclin expects to play against Chicago
    Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin has missed some drills because of knee soreness, which he termed "not a big deal" and said wouldn't keep him from playing Friday against Chicago. Maclin said his recent knee issues aren't related to the torn...
  • 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...
  • Phillies should play Ruf, but Sandberg is sending mixed messages

    Phillies should play Ruf, but Sandberg is sending mixed messages
    The Phillies headed into a three-game series with the San Francisco Giants on Friday night 14 games behind the National League East-leading Washington Nationals and 11 games out of a wild-card spot. Needing to leapfrog four teams to get to the top of...
  • Phillies' bullpen shining again

    Phillies' bullpen shining again
    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies' bullpen has been on a roller coaster this year, having its fair share of peaks and valleys. Right now it's at the top of its game again, posting a 1.91 ERA in 15 games since Aug. 5. Its most recent performance...
  • Cliff Lee doesn't need surgery, just rest

    Cliff Lee doesn't need surgery, just rest
    It looked like Cliff Lee's season was done when he sustained a Grade 2 flexor pronator strain in Washington July 31 and a visit with orthopedist David Altchek in New York confirmed that thought. The news, however, is not as bad as it could be...
  • Phillies trade Roberto Hernandez to Dodgers

    Phillies trade Roberto Hernandez to Dodgers
    The Phillies traded one of their starting pitchers Thursday — but it wasn't A.J. Burnett, or Cole Hamels. Right-hander Roberto Hernandez, who was scheduled to start tonight against Houston, will head west to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for...
  • Phillies deal Hernandez to Dodgers; Lee doesn't need surgery

    Phillies deal Hernandez to Dodgers; Lee doesn't need surgery
    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies dealt one of their starting pitchers to the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, it just wasn't the one that was rumored to be a fit for the west coast team before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Instead of shipping out...
  • 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,...
  • Ex-IronPig Moss evolves into an All-Star with Oakland

    Ex-IronPig Moss evolves into an All-Star with Oakland
    NEW YORK — His numbers this season — 21 home runs, 66 RBIs entering the All-Star break — are impressive, and one can just imagine how they would look in the middle of the Phillies' oft-punchless lineup. Some believe that were it not...
  • Home run derby kicks off All-Star festivities

    Home run derby kicks off All-Star festivities
    Many sluggers would rather sit than swing in the annual all-star home run derby which goes on tonight at Minneapolis' Target Field (7 p.m., ESPN) The All-Star game is Tuesday night… Brandon Moss has become an all-star with the Oakland A's, but...