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October 24, 2015

Report: Ruben Amaro, Jr. to become Red Sox first base coach

There had been rumors and speculation circling that former Phillies general manger Ruben Amaro, Jr. wanted to get into coaching. The $64,000 question was where someone who spent his entire post-playing career in the front office could realistically begin.

According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, we have our answer:

There’s no way to spin the news except to say that the move is a major step down. Taking a glance at the Phillies’ tentative 2016 schedule, the Boston Red Sox don’t appear at all on it. Man, what a spectacle that would have been.

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