Phillies Probably Done Making Moves

The Phillies are still without their power-hitting corner outfielder and they are most likely going to leave it that way. General manager Ruben Amaro said today that the Phillies are likely done making moves, especially in their search to add a corner outfielder. They will rely on Domonic Brown, Ben Revere, Darin Ruf, John Mayberry … Continue reading Phillies Probably Done Making Moves

Phillies GM Amaro Discusses Ideal Center Fielder

The Phillies are in need of a new center fielder, and general manager Ruben Amaro is going to target the free agent market for one. Shane Victorino was traded to the Dodgers at the deadline and John Mayberry Jr isn’t viewed as an everyday center fielder. That leaves Amaro looking for a fresh face, and … Continue reading Phillies GM Amaro Discusses Ideal Center Fielder

Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

Hindsight is and always will be 20/20 for the viewer. A look back at four of the biggest trades Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro has made will raise two opinions: 1) Amaro pulled some seriously big names from Cleveland, Toronto and Houston; 2) Amaro also depleted the Phillies farm system so much that it ranks … Continue reading Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

Amaro: Ryan Howard Could Return to Phils By Weekend

PHILADELPHIA — Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro was on Daily News Live earlier today and he talked about a few things. The one thing that stood out the most was the status of Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard. Howard, who is with AAA Lehigh and starting at first base tonight, could return to the Phillies … Continue reading Amaro: Ryan Howard Could Return to Phils By Weekend

Amaro Squashes Hamels Trade Rumors; Wants to Sign Hamels

PHILADELPHIA — In the midst of the worst Phillies season in the past decade, the future of Cole Hamels staying in Philadelphia has cast a dark shadow. Will the Phillies extend the left-hander before the season ends, ship him off to a contender for top prospects or let him walk outright? Fans are hoping for … Continue reading Amaro Squashes Hamels Trade Rumors; Wants to Sign Hamels

Phillies Could Possibly Worry About Worley

There is one name in all of baseball that is feared when it’s uttered: Dr. James Andrews. Phillies injured starting pitcher Vance Worley visited Dr. Andrews Monday afternoon, seeking a second opinion on his elbow. UPDATE (via Todd Zolecki): Worley back from 2nd opinion. Said same diagnosis as Phillies doctors. No Tommy John. Will have to … Continue reading Phillies Could Possibly Worry About Worley

An Angry Amaro Defends Utley, Himself

ATTN: Ruben Amaro, Jr. Smug Advisory Level raised to RED: DISGUST. Stay indoors. — TheGoodPhight (@TheGoodPhight) March 26, 2012 Angry may not be the best word. More like “annoyed.” Whichever word you want to use, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro is not in the cheeriest of moods lately. The injuries to his star players have … Continue reading An Angry Amaro Defends Utley, Himself