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Ruben Amaro

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Ryne Sandberg On Second Half Of Phillies’ Season

Chris Stigall spoke with Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his All-Star break and the team’s philosophy heading into the second half.

07/21/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 18: Zack Wheeler #45 of the New York Mets pitches in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on May 18, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Giglio: Phillies Fans Could Look To Wheeler, Mets For Optimism

Yet, in the midst of a Mets victory, hope should have shined through the broadcast. As the Phillies struggled to make contact against New York’s Zack Wheeler, a blueprint for future success was displayed.

05/30/2014

Philadelphia Phillies v San Diego Padres

Cliff Lee (Elbow) Placed On Disabled List; Ruf Recalled From Minors

Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday. An MRI showed Lee has a grade 1/2 left elbow strain.

05/21/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Ryan Howard #6 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates his two run homerun with Carlos Ruiz #51 for a 4-0 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers during the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Porter: Phillies Pessimism Has Gone Too Far

That’s it. I’ve had enough. The pessimism surrounding the Phillies has gone too fa

04/22/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 21: Jimmy Rollins #11 and Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrate a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium on April 21, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Ruben Amaro Jr. Says Phillies Are “Contenders”

Through 19 games, the Phillies are 9-10 and have been somewhat inconsistent, showing flashes of excellence, as well as signs of weakness.

04/22/2014

Reading Fightin’ Phils closer Ken Giles (credit: Tug Haines/Reading Fightin’ Phils)

Ruben Amaro Jr. Says He Has To Think About Bringing Ken Giles Up Now

Ken Giles, 23, has now pitched six scoreless innings and has five saves in five opportunities for the AA Reading Phillies. Giles, who talked to the WIP Morning Show last week, has only allowed one hit and two walks, while striking out 14 batters

04/15/2014

Ryne Sandberg

Amaro On Rollins Benching: ‘Sandberg Wants To Watch Some Other Guys Play’

Jimmy Rollins hasn’t played in three consecutive Phillies Spring Training games. Rollins says manager Ryne Sandberg hasn’t told him why that is. General manager Ruben Amaro thinks it’s no big deal.

03/13/2014

Ruben Amaro talks with Angelo Cataldi in Clearwater (credit: Cindy Webster/CBS Radio)

Amaro: ‘Significant Changes’ Coming If Phillies Don’t Win This Year

It hasn’t been all good news for the Phillies during Spring Training.

03/07/2014

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With The 2014 Phillies, Should We Be Counting Down the Days Till July?

Phils’ general manager Ruben Amaro says the Phillies have to score between 650 and 700 runs this season to be contenders and make the playoffs—all with the second-highest payroll in the National League, an estimated $159-million, behind the $216-million bankroll of the Los Angeles Dodgers.

02/04/2014

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Ruben Amaro: ‘Ryan Howard Is 100 Percent Healthy’

Just like the lead up to the 2013 Phillies season, the 2014 version has a lot of “ifs” that have to come true for the Phillies to compete. Not the least of which is “if” Ryan Howard can be healthy, and have a return to the form that made him one of the premier sluggers in baseball.

01/24/2014

PHILADELPHIA, UNITED STATES: The Philadelphia Phillies' Bobby Abreu sits on 2nd base after being called out on a steal attempt in the 7th inning of the game against the Houston Astros 21 August 2001 in Philadelphia, PA. Phillies manager Larry Bowa argued the call by 2nd base umpire Dan Iassogna and was ejected from the game. AFP PHOTO/ TOM MIHALEK (Photo credit should read TOM MIHALEK/AFP/Getty Images)

Phillies Sign Bobby Abreu

The Phillies have signed Bobby Abreu.

01/21/2014

Milwaukee Brewers v Philadelphia Phillies

Phillies Officially Announce The Return Of Charlie Manuel

The Phillies confirmed reports from earlier this week on Friday, when they announced former manager Charlie Manuel will return to the organization.

01/17/2014

Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies

Amaro Says The Phillies Are Underrated, Can Contend

Ruben Amaro says the perception of the Phillies is wrong, and the team can contend in 2014.

01/15/2014

Pittsburgh Pirates v Philadelphia Phillies

BLOG: Phillies Having Second Thoughts About Spending Money?

It looks like the Phillies are having some second thoughts about spending money.

12/23/2013

Philadelphia Phillies v Colorado Rockies

Ruben Amaro: Stockpiling Young Players And Winning Don’t Mix

The Phillies have signed two players so far this offseason, outfielder Marlon Byrd and catcher Carlos Ruiz. Byrd is 36 years-old, and Ruiz will be 35 when the season starts. Many fans have wondered when the team will start to turn the page on the current core, and begin to build the next one.

11/22/2013

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