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Archive: December, 2012

Will there be Phillies action in Music City?

Monday, December 3, 2012, 10:42 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — It's December 3 and Phillies fans are antsy. Perhaps it's the byproduct of a city's morose football team, or that two division rivals have upgraded at a position where the Phillies crave improvement. Ruben Amaro Jr. has sobering news for you. "We may be waiting until January... Read more

Amaro: There was no Plan A

Monday, December 3, 2012, 6:32 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Ruben Amaro Jr. was rather upbeat Monday less than an hour after another outfield target, Angel Pagan, was scooped off the market. "We move on," Amaro said. The Phillies GM said he still prefers to sign a centerfielder rather than trade for one. The pool has shrunk to Michael... Read more

Is it time to turn attention to corners?

Monday, December 3, 2012, 4:49 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Baseball convened Monday at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, and soon thereafter another centerfield option fell off the board. With Angel Pagan's four-year, $40 million reunion in San Francisco, the Phillies have fewer answers to a lingering dilemma. But what if they have been... Read more

Ruf ready to compete for job with Phillies

Monday, December 3, 2012, 4:10 PM
NASHVILLE -- The Phillies are in search of outfield help at these winter meetings, but the guy who could possibly help them the most in 2013 is already on their 40-man roster. That same guy was in attendance at the Opryland Hotel Monday to receive the Jim Bauman Trophy for leading the minor leagues... Read more
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