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Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Best Twitter Fan Reactions to GM Ruben Amaro Jr.’s Lack of Action

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Philadelphia Phillies: 5 Best Twitter Fan Reactions to GM Ruben Amaro Jr.'s Lack of Action

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When the Philadelphia Phillies and GM Ruben Amaro Jr. failed to make a trade at the MLB trade deadline last Thursday, the organization in general and Amaro in particular were at an all-time low in popularity in the city. Philadelphians dealt with the issue through some humor via twitter. Here are some of the best reactions.

5. Best of the Worst

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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5. Best of the Worst

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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Considering that Philippe Aumont was the best acquisition in the two Cliff Lee trades, this is a particularly depressing thought.

4. Fiddling While Rome Burns

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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4. Fiddling While Rome Burns

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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Cartoonist Rob Tornoe always has a humorous take on Philadelphia sports and this cartoon about the Phillies’ GM was no exception.

3. Hey, Anybody Want Cliff Lee?

Cliff Lee, Ruben Amaro Jr.
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3. Hey, Anybody Want Cliff Lee?

Cliff Lee, Ruben Amaro Jr.
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The night of the trade deadline, Cliff Lee blew out his arm. Maybe Amaro might have thought he was asking for too much.

2. Busted by Buster

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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2. Busted by Buster

Buster Olney, Ruben Amaro Jr..,
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ESPN's Buster Olney had this gem to point out Amaro was being hypocritical.

1. "Not My Fault"

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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1. "Not My Fault"

Ruben Amaro Jr.
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A local Philadelphia TV guy, John Borak, points out that Amaro was deflecting the blame for his own ineptitude here.