Published On: Sun, Jul 12th, 2015

Ruben Amaro Jr. not out of line by saying Cesar Hernandez is Phillies’ ‘best second baseman’

"Not for me, he's not, " Amaro told reporters. "Cesar Hernandez is our best second baseman. I would assume that Cesar would be our second baseman. I think that's fair."


Ruben Amaro Jr.


General manager Ruben Amaro Jr. has never been afraid to speak his mind and that’s been more evident than ever in the past eight months.

Maybe knowing it’s highly unlikely he has a job three months from now — no matter what he does at this month’s trade deadline — made him completely remove any filter he had. Whatever it is, he ruffled feathers again this past week.

After making comments during the offseason that the team would be better off without Ryan Howard, then saying “fans don’t understand the game, ” in May, Amaro was brutally honest again, this time regarding Chase Utley’s future… READ MORE

The Morning Call , by Stephen Gross




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