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Phillies and Ruben Amaro Could Learn from Amaro's Career Stats

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro suggested, to writer Bob Brookover, that scouts shouldn't rely too much on statistics when scouting the minors: Amaro said statistical analysis should not be a big part of minor-league scouting. "It's just too difficult to really project what the numbers will say," Amaro said. "I lived it myself. I was a great minor-league player but a terrible major-league player.
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What Is Ryan Howard's Impact on the Phillies If Fully Healthy in 2014?

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (2 months ago)

What would a fully healthy Ryan Howard mean to the 2014 Philadelphia Phillies? Not as much as you might think. There are two statistics that Phillies fans and Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. point to as proof that a healthy... Read Post

"It's Doug, Not Dude": Philly Scribe Kicked Out Of Minor League Complex Twice For Trying To Watch Ryan Howard Rehab [Ryan Howard]

Sports : Deadspin (2 years ago)

Bob Brookover, a writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer had a tough time this week trying to watch Ryan Howard take batting practice and field ground balls. He was kicked out of the stadium twice while trying to catch a glimpse of How... Read Post

MLB: Another Quiet Move Made as Philadelphia Phillies Sign Ronnie Belliard

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (3 years ago)

Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr made a small move today, signing Ronnie Belliard to a minor league contract. Belliard, set to turn 36 on April 7th, was released by the rival New York Yankees this past Monday, af... Read Post


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