Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Well as I sit in utter amazement at not just the lack of offense the Phillies show but the bullpen has doubts around it again. Ruben Amaro stated in the fall that one of his goals would be to improve on the bullpen and not lose any games because of it again. Well Ruben it doesn’t look like that is the case. We have for the most part see the return of Jonathan Pappelbon, closing and Mike Adams taking the role of set up man, 8th inning but from 6 th inning on again we have to sweat through pitchers that have ERA’s over 5.00 and that will not cut it. In particular Phillipe Aumont, right hand pitcher whom we have been told has “great stuff” well where is it? All I see is a guy that has very little command, hits batters, throws wild, oh he can top out at 95 mph, which means nothing if you can’t place the ball in the right spot. This guy was a question when we first acquired him 3 years ago in the Cliff Lee trade which benefited no one. This clown along with Tyson Gillies and J C Rameriez...
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