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08-01-2013, 11:19 AM
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Originally Posted by Prongo View Post
I will say this, we can't say Amaro was wrong for not taking the prospect in return for Young or Ruiz. Nobody knows what they offered, maybe they low balled him with a prospect out of their top 20 who most likely become nothing. Keeping the player and having him mentor the young Asche for the remainder of the season is better than making that type of trade.
Why? I don't see what Michael Young could show him in 2 months that Chase Utley can't. It's not like Young was ever an excellent fielder. I don't see the point of getting nothing for Young or Ruiz. The Phils aren't getting a compensation pick because neither of those guys, or Delmon Young, are getting qualifying offers, and if somehow they do they're not turning them down.

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