Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 7/25/12
Ruben Amaro Jr. appeared on "Inside Pitch" with Jim Bowden and Casey Stern on MLB Network Radio this afternoon and offered insights.  Bowden asked Amaro pretty much everything that is on Phillies fans' minds, including Hunter Pence, Cliff Lee, Jimmy Rollins, and the Phillies' putrid bullpen. Bowden asked, "Will the signing of Cole Hamels force the Phillies to trade Cliff Lee or Hunter Pence?" "No, we don't have any financial constraints or issues like that as far as that as concerned.  Yes, we do have three highly paid pitchers right now... that doesn't affect the way we do business...We're not forced to do anything; if it makes sense for us to do something we'll explore it." Can the Phillies come back and make a playoff run?  Amaro seemed to think of it being unrealistic, but seemed to mvoe towards looking to dos omething to improve the team. "We can't have any dellusions of grandeur...We do have to do some things with our bullpen".   He said that if he can improve the bullpen
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