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Reuben May Be Playing Hardball On Werth Trade

According to MLBTR, Reuben Amaro is making some major demands from the Tampa Bay Rays in negotiations for Jayson Werth.

The Phillies are talking to a number of teams about Jayson Werth, but are demanding a lot in return. They asked the Rays for B.J. Upton or Wade Davis, and GM Ruben Amaro Jr. is not willing to take on any of the $2.8MM remaining on Werth’s deal.

Remember that for a team like the Rays, Werth is simply a half year rental and he has struggled this year…