2013 Philadelphia Phillies (MLB): Charlie Manuel has been fired (Aug. 16)
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08-05-2013, 11:19 AM
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Philadelphia, PA
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The Phillies are screwed. Amaro gutted the farm to "go for it" and now it's time to pay the piper.
It's not gonna get any better until Howard, Utley and all the old guard are gone. The Phillies had a shot to begin the rebuild by selling off pieces this year, but instead, they want to extend Utley (for what I believe is basically face recognition for the fanbase to sell tickets). I don't blame Amaro for "going for it", but I don't have much faith that he can rebuild this team into a winner.
To be fair really none of the prospects he's traded has turned out to be noteworthy at this point in the bigs.
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