Jimmy Rollins questions GM Amaro on Cliff Lee
Jimmy Rollins finally said out loud what many baseball fans – not just Phillies’ fans, but hardcore baseball fans – have been wondering for months when the Phils’ all-star shortstop appeared on The Dan Patrick Radio Show Wednesday.
The question: Why couldn’t the Phillies keep both Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee?
Here is a portion of the text. Click here for audio.
“That, I have no idea. I’m sure we could afford him. We turned nearly 4 million people through the turnstiles last year. I don’t know. You should have (Phillies GM) Ruben (Amaro) on here. When the trade happened, I actually got a text from Jayson Werth and he was like, ‘What are we doing?’ And I was like, ‘Didn’t we get Halladay?’ And he was like, ‘Yeah, but we traded Lee.’ And my mouth dropped like, ‘That wasn’t part of the deal.’ I really don’t know. I thought we had enough to keep him. I thought we could have done enough to keep him, but I guess that’s just a move the Yankees do.”
I mean. Wow!
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