Amaro Denies Howard Trade Report
Ruben Amaro Jr. denied a report that the Phillies have discussed proposing a Ryan Howard for Albert Pujols swap.
ESPN.com reported the Cardinals might trade Pujols if they cannot sign him to a contract extension. Howard would be a fit because he is a St. Louis native. Both players become free agents after the 2011 season.
“It’s ridiculous,” Amaro said. “It’s unequivocally false. It’s unfair to Ryan. It’s unfair to the organization to have to answer the questions.”