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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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Grading Philadelphia Phillies and Ruben Amaro Jr. on 2013 MLB Winter Meetings

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (last year)

The Philadelphia Phillies and their general manager, Ruben Amaro Jr., conducted themselves at the 2013 Major League Baseball winter meetings like a deadbeat dad at Christmas. Maybe they had great intentions. Maybe they had big plans... Read Post

What Is Ryan Howard's Impact on the Phillies If Fully Healthy in 2014?

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (last year)

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

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

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (4 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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