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Ruben Amaro, Jr.

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  • Phillies' Byrd attractive trade piece

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH PITTSBURGH -- Marlon Byrd's name is beginning to crop up in the trade rumors as the Phillies' season continues to deteriorate. The veteran right fielder hit his second home run...
  • Phillies seem to be in denial

    PHILADELPHIA The year was 1996. The first full season after baseball's debilitating strike. The Philadelphia Phillies, the last full 162-game season National League champions, sent out a roster of well-regarded thirtysomethings some holdovers from '93,...
  • How long can the Phillies wait for Domonic Brown?

    PHILADELPHIA The implications were clear when the Phillies signed talented but troubled outfielder Grady Sizemore to a minor-league contract last week. Sizemore, 31, has played in 156 games over the last five seasons. His comeback with Boston, a team...
  • Phillies sign Sizemore to minor league contract

    PHILADELPHIA — The Phillies have not been getting a ton of production from their outfielders this season and gave themselves another option Tuesday afternoon. The team announced shortly before its game with the Miami Marlins it they signed...
  • Trading Hamels could stock Phillies with good young players. Then again �

    PHILADELPHIA When it's time to sell, the most valuable player is the one who can bring the most in return. They are the guys whom contending teams want regardless of the salary. They are the players who can single-handedly restock a farm system while...
  • Lee getting closer to return

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Philadelphia Phillies - INSIDE PITCH ST. LOUIS -- At some point, Philadelphia will have to start this long-overdue rebuilding project. But that point might not be as soon as many thought. With a 5-1 win over St....
  • Bob Brookover: No shortcuts to a Phillies rebuilding plan

    PHILADELPHIA So if you believe the Phillies should rip their roster apart, rid it of all their older players and start anew, there is one pressing question: How much patience do you have? You'll need plenty regardless of whether Ruben Amaro Jr. stays...
  • Now that Rollins has hit record, will he stay with Phillies?

    PHILADELPHIA — In the 15th year of his career, Jimmy Rollins has earned 10-and-5 rights meaning that since he's been in the majors for 10 years and has been with the same team five consecutive years, he can't be traded without his consent. A few...
  • Improved Phillies bullpen has two power arms that should help into the future

    Improved Phillies bullpen has two power arms that should help into the future
    The Phillies had several problems to begin the year and their bullpen was one of the biggest issues. The first month of the season, the bullpen ERA was over 5.00, the worst in the National League. Since, the relievers have made strides, lowering their...
  • Asche, Ruf among Phillies getting healthier

    Asche, Ruf among Phillies getting healthier
    PHILADELPHIA — Reid Brignac has filled in nicely for the Phillies since Cody Asche was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 23 with a left hamstring strain. In fact, Brignac has delivered walk-off hits in two wins since May 30,...
  • Phillies ponder whether to buy or sell

    Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is in the same difficult situation as many of his counterparts in baseball, not knowing whether to buy or to sell by the July 31 trade deadline. The Phillies entered the weekend 6 1/2 games out of...