In a curious move, the Boston Red Sox will reportedly hire former Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. as their first base coach. Amaro, whose tenure as the Phillies GM ended in September, will join John Farrell’s staff next season, according to the Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. It appears former Phillies GM Ruben Amaro…Read More
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The Philadelphia Phillies announced on Thursday that the contract of Ruben Amaro Jr. would not be renewed in a move long awaited by frustrated fans. Amaro oversaw the team’s successful run from 2009-2011, but he also made several moves that contributed to the team’s nosedive to the bottom of the standings. Viewed as a GM…Read More
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
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro spoke with Ryan Howard recently to apologize for comments he made earlier in the offseason about the struggling first baseman. Back in December, Amaro, who was trying to trade Howard, said on the radio that he told Howard the team would be better off without him. “We’ve talked to Ryan. And…Read More
Ryan Howard can never argue that Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has not been honest with him. After trading shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Amaro told 97.5 The Fanatic’s Mike Missanelli that the Phillies are trying to move Howard next. In fact, Amaro says he told Howard that the team…Read More
Ruben Amaro has been running things in the Phillies organization for nearly six years, and little things like this might explain why the team has struggled lately under his watch. Amaro joined Tom McCarthy and Jamie Moyer in the broadcast booth Thursday and was talking about how Jimmy Rollins is nearing Mike Schmidt’s franchise record…Read More
Your browser does not support iframes. When word first surfaced that Charlie Manuel was out as manager of the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday, many people expected the 69-year-old to announce he had resigned. That clearly was not the case. Like most other teams who have fallen well short of expectations would have done, the Phillies…Read More