In a meeting today, Ruben Amaro Jr. informed Brett Myers that they would not attempt to renegotiate. Amaro did not give a reason as to why he will not renew Myers' contract, though the $12 million in cap space may be a factor. Myers said that he felt it coming and is not as disappointed as he expected. Myers is willing to negotiate to be a starter or reliever with a new team. Myers, a top choice in the 1999 draft, has been disappointing in his big league career, posting a 4.40 ERA and a 73-63 record in his career. However, he has had notable moments as a Phillie, posting three RBI and getting the win in Game Two of the 2008 NLCS against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Myers is also infamous for some of his wild behavior, including beating his wife and acting recklessly when intoxicated. Myers jok ...
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