Found May 12, 2012 on Philly Sports World:
Phillies Centerfielder Shane Victorino is in the final year of his contract with the Phillies. Could he be used as trade bait to help the team re-build? Photo by Renee Cendrowski. Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. told CSNPhilly‘s Jim Salisbury that he was unhappy with the way the Phillies have played so far this season. The comment didn’t come as a huge shock considering the Phillies are in last place in the NL East and are 3 games under .500. While there is plenty of baseball to be played still, the Phillies’ performance does have to make you stop and think. What if they can’t turn it around as they have in the past? What if this is the best the team has until Ryan Howard and Chase Utley come back? And is it even sensible to expect Utley and Howard to come back and help the team in some dramatic fashion? I have said before that you really don’t know what you’re going to get out of Ryan Howard. A ruptured Achilles’ tendon is something that can hamper an athlete long after th...
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