Originally posted on Macho Row  |  Last updated 8/1/13
The Major League Baseball trade deadline passed with no action coming out of the Philadelphia Phillies front office, at least in the form of actual transactions. I know, I was surprised too. I thought moving Michael Young was going to be all but a formality on deadline day, but the Phillies made no moves with any players on the current roster or from the farm system. What we have seen this season is what we have for the rest of the year unless any waiver moves are made by the next deadline. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported the New York Yankees had an interest in catcher Carlos Ruiz and Young. Citing Yankees GM Brian Cashman as a source Wednesday, Heyman reported the Yankees spoke to the Phillies on the phone about sending a prospect to the Phillies in exchange for Michael Young. Amaro rejected the deal according to Heyman. Heyman also reports the Yankees asked about Ruiz but were told the catcher is off the table. Amaro was a guest on 94 WIP this morning and he was deris...
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