Ruben Amaro, Jr.
Ned Colletti 'accelerated' acquisition of Roberto Hernandez
knew that he was struggling and he had a few different things going on and I had been talking to (Phillies general manager ) Ruben Amaro ( Jr .) for a while and we just, kind of, accelerated it and I knew I had to get it done quicker before we
great defensive middle infielder." Most of Philadelphia's roster figured to be on the trading block, but general manager Ruben Amaro Jr . didn't make a single move despite having a high-priced, underachieving club. The Phillies (48-61
Phillies finding it difficult to escape from hole they've dug
many no-trade obstacles, too many vesting options - too much to undo at one non-waiver deadline. If general manager Ruben Amaro Jr . is to blame - an all but inescapable conclusion at this point - it's not because of what might happen
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
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
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