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Ruben Amaro, Jr. to Be Named GM Sunday November 2nd, 2008

Posted by Sean in Major Leagues, Phillies.
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Pat Gillick is going to officially retire on top, and his assistant Amaro is going to be named his successer. In a shocking move, Mike Arbuckle (who I considered the better man) is going to leave the organization and find better opportunities (another GM opening?) after losing out in the “two-man sweepstakes.” All of this is unofficial, of course, until Monday when the GM meetings kick off in California. It is not known whether or not other high-ranking officials will follow Arbuckle out the door.

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1. radicalstormerfan - Monday November 10th, 2008

Had the pleasure of meeting Ruben in Lancaster at the Barnstormers Hot Stove Dinner. A nice guy with a fun personality. I wish him the best in his new position with the World Champion Phillies!

2. Sean - Monday November 10th, 2008

Hmm, interesting. Why was Amaro at the Barnstormers Hot Stove Dinner? I wish him well, but I honestly don’t think he as the better choice.


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