Outfielder Marlon Byrd returns to Phillies in two-year deal

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd has returned to the Philadelphia Phillies under a two-year contract, the team announced Tuesday.

Phillies tap Ryne Sandberg as permanent manager

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Phillies fire Manuel, name Sandberg interim manager

Phillies fire Manuel, name Sandberg interim manager

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Phillies sign Delmon Young to 1-year deal

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- Veteran free-agent outfielder Delmon Young has signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, the team said Tuesday.

Phillies' Ruiz draws 25-game suspension

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz Tuesday was slapped with a 25-game suspension after testing positive for amphetamines, the team said.
Rich new deal for Hamels in Philadelphia

Rich new deal for Hamels in Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA, July 25 (UPI) -- Pitcher Cole Hamels had signed a six-year, $144 million contract extension with the Philadelphia Phillies, it was announced Wednesday.

Rollins, Phillies reach 3-year, $33M deal

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday shortstop Jimmy Rollins has signed a three-year, $33 million contract.
Slugger Jim Thome returns to Phillies

Slugger Jim Thome returns to Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Prolific slugger Jim Thome has agreed to a one-year contract to return to the Philadelphia Phillies, the team announced Saturday.

Phillies decline options on Lidge, Oswalt

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The Philadelphia Phillies won't be exercising club options they hold on pitchers Brad Lidge and Roy Oswalt, the team announced Monday.
Phils' Howard undergoes Achilles surgery

Phils' Howard undergoes Achilles surgery

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard has undergone successful surgery on his torn left Achilles tendon, the team said Wednesday.

Rollins: I'd like to stay with Phillies

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- Philadelphia shortstop Jimmie Rollins said Tuesday he would return to the Phillies if he can get a five-year contract out of the team.
Tornadoes prompt Oswalt to leave Phillies

Tornadoes prompt Oswalt to leave Phillies

PHOENIX, April 27 (UPI) -- Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt has left the team to check on his family and home after tornadoes raked Mississippi, the team said Wednesday.
Phillies' Hamels has sore elbow examined

Phillies' Hamels has sore elbow examined

CLEARWATER, Fla., March 17 (UPI) -- An examination of Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels' sore left elbow indicated no structural damage, the National League team said.
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Ruben Amaro
SLP97081004 - 10 AUGUST 1997 - ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Danny Sheaffer, applies the late tag on Philadelphia Phillies Ruben Amaro, Jr., after a late throw from Cards catcher Mike Difelice in the first inning, August 10. UPI bg/Bill Greenblatt

Rubén Amaro, Jr. (born February 12, 1965) is the general manager of the Philadelphia Phillies.

He is also a former Major League Baseball outfielder who played from 1991 to 1998. He is the son of former infielder Rubén Amaro, Sr.. He was named general manager of the Phillies on November 3, 2008, succeeding Pat Gillick.

Born and raised in the Rhawnhurst section of Northeast Philadelphia, Amaro was a batboy for the Phillies from 1980–83 when his father, Rubén Sr., a former Gold Glove shortstop with the club, was the first base coach. The Amaros are the only father-son combination to ever play for the Phillies.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Ruben Amaro."
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