Adams to Return from DL, Torre Tells Amaro Call was Wrong

Phillies reliever Mike Adams told reporters on Monday that he will come off the disabled list on Tuesday. The 35-year old righty has yet to appear in a game with the Phillies after undergoing shoulder surgery this past off-season. Adams made a brief minor league rehab, stopping for three appearances in Clearwater, and one in Triple-A Lehigh Valley. Between the two stops, he pitched...
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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...
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January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Storyline: Rumored Nemeses for the Philadelphia Phillies

On the next horizon, four teams are posturing for a bargain, while the Philadelphia Phillies negotiate with Jonathan Papelbon’s future setup man. Will another front office outmaneuver Ruben Amaro Jr. for that coveted arm? TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers:  This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects...
December 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Amaro Busy Building a Contender

Look out Major League Baseball, because Ruben Amaro Jr. is tearing through the free agent market, leaving the cupboards bare for those that snooze.  The week started off with a bang with news of Marlon Byrd being signed.  He easily adds 10 wins himself.  Then the minor league deal given to Shawn Camp.  Hello, Mr. 8th Inning!  Now, Rube doles out a trio of minor league contracts...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Fall or Rise: Can the Phillies Climb Back to the Top in 2014?

Well, yet again the horrific season of 2013 has ended. Where do the Phils even start to begin building up the empire the had for five consecutive years? Well there are a few possible things that could make them contenders again in 2014. And there are a few things that could easily end their season in another terrible run. Firstly, Ruben Amaro has to make the right moves. He cannot...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro: this little devil loves to do big things

Andy Martino creatively builds up Ruben Amaro as one of the great GM's.
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October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Storyline: Maneuvering, Amaro Style for the Philadelphia Phillies

In the decision-maker’s eyes, an in-progress evaluation will reveal the fate of Michael Young and the Philadelphia Phillies. Will another club part with something of possible value to vie for serious October baseball? TAL’S HANDY CAPS Welcome, Newcomers: This article represents the thinking of a baseball man in my opinion. Most fans do not consider the budget, prospects on...
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies and Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez hit snag on potential deal

While the Phillies were reported to have signed Cuban pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a contract there has been no official announcement. There may not be one. Todd Zolecki of reports that the two sides have hit a snag. The Phillies agreed to a six-year deal worth $48 million with the right hander which included an $11 million option for 2019. Since then things have gone...
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Ruben Amaro Jr.: “people don’t know crap”

The Philadelphia Phillies front office is in a difficult situation just after the All-Star break. Unable to buy or sell in their current position, General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is losing his cool from the stress. Please click here to read this story. The post Ruben Amaro Jr.: “people don’t know crap” appeared first on Players View.
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Maikel Franco could be the next great power hitter for the Philadelphia Phillies

Maikel Franco waits for a pitch as a newly promoted Reading Fightin Phil. (Photo courtesy of As the Philadelphia Phillies are slumping this season, one thing that has not been slumping is their farm system. The Phillies farm system has been making some noise this season from Jesse Biddle in Reading to Andrew Knapp in Williamsport. But one player who has been getting a lot...
July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

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