Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reports that former Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. will become the Red Sox first base coach. Amaro Jr. was a part of the Phillies' front office since his playing career ended in 1998.
It seems like an odd move for Amaro, having served as the general manager of the Phillies since 2008, but he has indicated that he would like to become a manager in the futu
The decision the Phillies made Thursday morning to fire general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. was not entirely about the club's 2015 failures, according to new team president Andy MacPhail. But they certainly didn't help.
So the Cole Hamels era has ended in Philadelphia, but the big question is how did they make out in the deal?
Ruben Amaro Jr., Pat Gillick, Andy MacPhail - who ever pulled the trigger on this massive six-for-two player deal will some day either get the credit or the blame...
So the Phillies finally got off the pot and traded all-star closer Jonathan Papelbon, but as Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said the Phillies didn't want to just get rid of the franchise's all-time save leader, they just didn't have a need for him...
Could Cole Hamels be making his final start for the Phillies today?
With the Major League baseball trade deadline this Friday July 31, the biggest questions Phillies fans want to know is will Hamels be traded and where is he going?
"It's four teams, its the Dodgers, Cubs, Red Sox and Texas, ESPN...
It seems teams around baseball believe the Phillies were about ready to trade closer Jonathan Papelbon back in June, but someone above Ruben Amaro Jr. stepped in and and put any deal on hold per Jayson Stark of ESPN.com.
With 249 plate appearances and talk about monitoring Chase Utley's playing time, the Phillies have placed Utley on the 15-day DL with a right ankle inflammation and recalled Darin Ruf from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.