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Phils' MacPhail To Observe For Rest Of '15 Season; Middleton Now Face Of Ownership

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 30 / 15

It is expected that Andy MacPhail, who yesterday was formally introduced as the "first Phillies president hired from outside the organization," will "participate in trade conversations and offer his input, but ultimately the decisions will be left to" current President Pat Gillick and GM Ruben Amaro...

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