Five GMs under pressure to make a deal
July, 29, 2014
By Jim Bowden | ESPN Insider
AP Images/Matt SlocumThe Phillies must start the rebuilding process; Ruben Amaro Jr. has until 4 p.m. Thursday to begin it.It's go time for major league general managers. This is the time they shine and broker deals that could make or break a team's season, or set in motion its offseason. But certain GMs are under more pressure to make deals than others. Who's under the most pressure? Let's take the temperature of the following GMs and see just how critical it will be for them to get something done.
1. Ruben Amaro Jr. | Philadelphia Phillies
There hasn't been a GM under this much pressure to make multiple deadline deals in a decade.