Phillies GM disappointed in offense

Updated: July 20, 2010, 9:00 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. expects his team to be buyers at the trade deadline. He also thinks it won't matter if Philadelphia's struggling offense doesn't come around.

The two-time defending National League champions stumbled out of the All-Star break, losing four of five to fall six games back of East-leading Atlanta. The Phillies, who went 93-69 last season, were just four games over .500 heading into Tuesday night's game at surging St. Louis.

"If we continue ...

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