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- Ruben Amaro on Analytics (and Evaluation)
Ruben Amaro had a reputation in Philadelphia. To many, the only evaluation tools he trusted were his scouts' eyes. Basically, he was an old-fashioned — if not backwards-thinking — general manager
- Phillies Move On From Ruben Amaro
In a move that has been widely expected for months, the Phillies announced today that they're not going to extend Ruben Amaro's contract, ending his tenure as general manager of the club.
- Ruben Amaro Wasn't Nuts for Turning Down the Padres
for anybody. It would've been an opportunity for Ruben Amaro to just get this over with before spring training. Hamels has a little more value to a team like the Padres than, say, the Red Sox, because San
- Ruben Amaro Jr. Says Teams “Over-Covet” Prospects; Is He Right?
Many are questioning the thought process behind Ruben Amaro Jr. standing pat at the non-waiver trade deadline. The Phillies have a lot of veterans under fairly large contracts. According
- The Burning Questions of Ruben Amaro
Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. doesn’t know the difference between at bats and plate appearances, and how to calculate batting average, according to a recent broadcast, in which he
- In Support of a Ruben Amaro Transaction
age-35/36 seasons, but unlike most of the Phillies moves over the last few years, I actually like this move for Philadelphia, and commend Ruben Amaro for getting the deal done.
The reported terms
- Ruben Amaro, Jr. Likes Green, Trading Outfielders
Oh hi. I didn't see you there. I'm Ruben Amaro, Jr. and I was just leaning on this railing, thinking about a couple of things that I really enjoy: the color green, and trading major league
- Ruben Amaro, Jr. and the Art of Deflection
right now, waiting to be printed -- to change the world forever.
Here are a few such books:
The Art of Deflection by Ruben Amaro, Jr.
The Phillies GM and former player provides sage advice
- Growing Optimistic About Amaro
For the sake of brevity, let's just say that I have been critical of rookie GM Ruben Amaro this season. Perhaps my criticisms were the result of my being a Phillies fan as well as an analyst, making
- Don't... Stop... Thinking About Amaro
The Philadelphia Phillies officially signed Ruben Amaro Jr as their next General Manager today, a three year deal. Amaro had previously served as an Assistant GM for both Ed Wade and Pat Gillick