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  1. Video: ‘Fire Ruben!’ Chants Break Out at Citizens Bank Park; Phillies Shut Out Again

    Aug 17, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT

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    From our Fearless Leader at the ballpark: “Fire Ruben!” chants going on in the outfield. Dodgers 2 Phillies 0 top 9 https://t.co/CSCbsozm6q — The700Level (@The700Level) August 18, 2013 And this was before Juan Uribe’s three-run shot in the ninth to make it a 5-0 final. Two games into the Ryne Sandberg era, and the Phillies…

  2. Ruben Amaro: Jon Heyman Is ‘Wrong Quite a Bit’

    Aug 1, 2013, 10:13 AM EDT

    He sort of looks like Jeremy Piven here. I half expect him to walk up to Heyman and ask to "hug it out, you little midget." I have no idea how tall Jon Heyman is. (USA Today Images)

    Ruben Amaro didn’t sell Wednesday, but that didn’t stop him from selling CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman down the river Thursday morning. The Phillies’ GM was on the WIP Morning Show on Thursday, one day after what was expected to be a busy day of deadline moves. Of course, the Phillies stood pat up to 4…

  3. ‘Ridiculously Premature’ or Carlos Zambrano vs. Umpire vs. Gatorade Machine

    May 15, 2013, 12:45 PM EDT

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    General manager Ruben Amaro on Saturday night denied a report that the Phillies had signed Carlos Zambrano, calling it “ridiculously premature.” It was premature, but ridiculously now governs a time span of about four days. The Phils signed Zambrano on Wednesday to a minor-league deal. Per Corey Seidman: Zambrano was 7-10 with a 4.49 ERA…