Ruben Amaro, Jr.
Any trade of Ryan Howard is a winning trade (for the Phillies)
Lyle Overbay with an endorsement deal from Subway. Where exactly is the line for that package? Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr . denied that there were any Howard trade talks , but then denial is not just a river in Egypt. A few years ago
starter A.J. Burnett also has been rumored to be on the trading block along with closer Jonathan Papelbon. General manager Ruben Amaro Jr . told MLB's official website Friday that he expects moves to be made by the July 31 deadline. "That
Lessons to be learned before the deadline
last yearâ s World Series. * Whether Athletics general manager Billy Beane can do it AGAIN. * How well Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr . can climb out of a box. * If Tony La Russa is making a difference with the Diamondbacks. * Whether the Pirates
Did anybody like Ryan Howard's contract four years ago?
after the deal was announced, Philadelphia's general manager , Ruben Amaro Jr ., said Howard " kind of set the market for himself ..... market for a new general manager. So we know that Ruben Amaro (and to be fair, probably his employers) thought
Poor drafts, big contracts lead to Phillies' fall
past his prime. That's part of the reason why the Phillies are in this mess. Thanks to the big contracts general manager Ruben Amaro Jr . gave the stars of `08 and money spent on Cliff Lee, Jonathan Papelbon, A.J. Burnett and Marlon Byrd
Phillies GM excited after deadline
Hear from Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr . after the Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence trades.
Cole hard cash
Hear from Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr . and Cole Hamels after the ace signed a 6-year, $144M contract extension.
Johnny Damon wants 1 more shot in big leagues
up throwing to Damon for about 15 minutes in the stadium and came away so impressed that he told Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr . to check him out. The Phillies, who are stuck in last place, signed Grady Sizemore a week later
Will Phillies, Rays be sellers before deadline?
suiting up for the only major league team he's known. With the Phillies at the bottom of the NL East, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr . may be tempted to move some of his top veterans and start the rebuilding process in earnest. As the trade
Struggling Brown sits second straight day
runs, 473 RBIs and 139 stolen bases. ''I'd like to have more production in the outfield,'' Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr . said. ''It's pretty simple. If we think after watching him play in Lehigh Valley he can help, then