Why Cliff Lee Going To Texas Is Good For Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr.

Posted: 11th July 2010 by Asher B. Chancey in MLB
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Philadelphia Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. can breathe a sigh of relief. Now that former Phillies pitcher and fan favorite Cliff Lee has been traded to the Texas Rangers, Phillies fans will no longer be scoreboard, watching every five days wondering "what if?"   Lee's starts will no longer be Chinese water torture for a Phillies team with three reliable starters and two train wrecks.   Phillies fans will no longer calculate and recalculate the math it would have required to keep Lee. After a half season of angst-inducing dominance for the Seattle Mariners, during which the Phillies and their fans have constantly wondered "what have we done?" Lee has been traded to the Texas Rangers, a team that plays in one of the most hitter-friendly ballparks in baseball, Rangers Bal ...

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