Will Charlie Manuel Be Sacrificial Lamb for Phillies' Embarrassing First Half?

Jul 10, 2012 Full story: BleacherReport

The Philadelphia Phillies entered the 2012 season as five-time defending NL East champions.

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Diana

United States

#1 Jul 10, 2012
If you want to blame someone, blame Reuben Amaro. The Phillies won in 2008 when Gillick was GM. He paid Papelbon too much, and he's made a number of questionable moves.
Billy Ringo

Xenia, OH

#2 Jul 11, 2012
Have no idea how any GM could have given Papelbomb a contract like that. Then again, it is the weak NL.

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