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Amaro Not Contemplating Releasing Howard

Jim Salisbury of spoke with Ruben Amaro Jr. who vehemently denied that the Phillies were discussing releasing Ryan Howard. “That is not something we are contemplating,” Amaro said Friday morning. “I don’t know where that’s coming from. “Our goal is to try to get Ryan Howard straightened out so he can be a more productive player for us. As I’ve said in...
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Ruben Amaro shoots down Ryan Howard release talk

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. emphatically shot down reports that the organization is considering releasing struggling slugger Ryan Howard after the season. “That is not something we are contemplating,” Amaro said Friday morning. “I don’t know where that’s coming from. “Our goal is to try to get Ryan Howard straightened out so he can be a more productive...
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A Breakup Letter from Phillies Fans to Ruben Amaro

It started out so nice, Ruben. We met on an exciting night back in 2008 when the Philadelphia Phillies won the World Series for the first time in two decades. You were there with then General Manager Pat Gillick. Ruben, you were young and the obvious successor to Gillick when he eventually retires — which happened that offseason. Things between us Phillies fans and you started...
Via Total Sports Live
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Domonic Brown perhaps Ruben Amaro's biggest mistake

Among the many mistakes made by Ruben Amaro, Domonic Brown ranks at the top...
Via PhilsBaseball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies GM Amaro looks to improve through deals

The trade deadline is getting closer. You can hear it in the answers that Ruben Amaro Jr. is giving to questions. “I'm not going to go through a trade deadline discussion every day,” the Phillies' general manager said before Saturday night’s game against the Braves at Turner Field. “The only thing I can tell you is we're going to try to do what we can to improve...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

State of the Union: What should the Phillies do with the rest of the season?

 General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. and the Philadelphia Phillies now have some big decisions to make as we have reached the All-Star break and are inching closer and closer to the dark cloud that is the July 31st trade deadline. The Phillies looked to be making one last push in an attempt to climb the NL East division standings when the team swept their four game series against the...
Via TopSportsReport
10 days ago  |  Discuss


In a move that most of the baseball world are viewing as a radical, desperate attempt to save his job, Ruben Amaro, Jr. has signed a one week old infant to a decades-long contract. The contract is a complex one and will take several weeks to sort out. However, some...
Via Philliedelphia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Writer’s Roundtable: Who Should We Blame For This Mess?

As you’ve probably heard by now Ruben Amaro Jr. was on 97.5 The Fanatic a few days ago with Mike Missanelli and said of the team’s struggles – “We’re all in this thing together. We all share our equal blame for what’s going on.” Do you agree with Amaro? If not, who do you think deserves most of the blame for the state of the Phillies organization: Amaro, Dave Montgomery...
Via Phillies Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Amaro Defends Moves on 97.5 the Fanatic

(AP Photo). On Tuesday, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. joined Mike Missanelli on 97.5 the Fanatic to discuss the Phillies woes. Missanelli jumped to the point quickly when talking about how poorly the team has played this year and questioned Amaro on numerous issues. Amaro and Missanelli engaged in a back and forth that involved some tense moments, including Amaro calling Missanelli...
Via Phillies Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

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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