PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – There were many reactions to the Phillies trades of Shane Victorino and Hunter Pence (see related story). Some called it the end of an era, some thought it put the Phillies in good position to re-tool before 2013.

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro has never shied away from the media, in good times and in bad, and this time was no exception.

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Amaro joined 94WIP’s Anthony Gargano and Glen Macnow on Wednesday to talk about the trades, the future, the luxury tax and Domonic Brown: LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW

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Ruben did not stop there, as he joined Angelo Cataldi and the WIP Morning Show Thursday morning to discuss the issues further: LISTEN TO THE INTERVIEW

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