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Report: "Lifetime Phillie" Ruben Amaro Jr. could remain with Phillies in a new role

View image | Many Phillies fans continue to scream the mantra, "Fire Amaro!" despite the fact that Amaro has not been in the drivers seat of Phillies moves since Pat Gillick entered the picture. Even before that, many reports have said that Phillies former president David Montgomery was the...
Via Philliedelphia
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Andy MacPhail named new president for the Philadelphia Phillies

Longtime MLB executive Andy MacPhail was introduced as a member of the Philadelphia Phillies‘ leadership at a Monday. MacPhail is set to replace president Pat Gillick at the end of the 2015 season. Although MacPhail will begin working immediately as a special assistant to Gillick. Gillick stepped down as general manager after the 2008 season and served as an adviser before replacing...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is "fully supportive" of manager Ryne Sandberg

The Phillies hit a new low at the major league level last night in the 19-3 humiliating loss to the Baltimore Orioles. Some, including Kevin Cooney of the Bucks County Courier Times, called for immediate changes to the organization. However, as far as the team's general manager is concerned, the...
Via Philliedelphia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Another Look at the Rubén Amaro Controversy

General manager Ruben Amaro and manager Ryne Sandberg of the Philadelphia Phillies watch bating practice before the MLB game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field on April 27, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. In an interview with The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jim Salisbury last week, Philadelphia Phillies general manager Rubén Amaro made a comment that outraged many members...
Via The Sports Journal
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies GM says team's fans 'don't understand the game’

The Philadelphia Phillies are once again one of the worst teams in baseball, and their general manager has apparently grown tired of the fans for getting on his case about it. When asked on Monday if the team is planning to trade any of its veterans and potentially bring up pitching prospects Aaron Nola and...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. rips fans who ‘don’t understand the game’

With the Philadelphia Phillies sitting at 19-28 and arguably seem destined for a third straight losing season, talk has turned away from the team enjoying success this summer to its plans at trading away expendable players, including Jonathan Papelbon, Cole Hamels, Ryan Howard and Chase Utley and giving young prospects an opportunity to develop at...Read More The post Phillies GM...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro claims Phillies fans “don’t understand the game”

Fans just don’t understand In an interview with Jim Salisbury, Phillies GM, Ruben Amaro had some choice words for Phillies fans that don’t agree with the way he’s running the team. “They don’t understand the game,” Amaro said. “They don’t understand the process. There’s a process. And then they ***** and complain because we don’t have a plan. There’s a plan...
Via Phillies Nation
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Right or Wrong With His Point, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. Needs to Look in the Mirror

View image | I've been a fan long enough to not be mocked by Ruben. The Phillies are a 95-ish loss team, or worse. Ruben Amaro is in his seventh season leading the front office. He's been in the front office even longer. His tenure in charge has been...
Via Philliedelphia
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Are you f'n kidding me?!

Ruben Amaro Jr. failed to trade any of the Phillies players today before the 4 PM Trade Deadline.  I am flabbergasted.Trade Chips:Antonio BastardoCliff LeeMarlon ByrdAJ BurnettCarlos RuizJonathan PapelbonRyan HowardRoberto HernandezKyle KendrickI don't include Utley, Rollins, and Hamels because I wouldn't have traded them.  Brown isn't included because he has absolutely no value...
Via We Should Be GM's
July 31, 2014  |  1 Comment

Amaro’s comments to ESPN turn some heads

Ruben Amaro Jr. has raised some eyebrows with some of the things he has said during the Phillies’ dismal past two seasons, but his comments on Monday take the cake. Jerry Crasnick of posted a story about the Phillies in which he extensively quoted Amaro, and a few of his comments are real head-scratchers. Per Crasnick’s article: “I can’t worry about whether I’m...
Via Phillies Nation
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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