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Phillies Talk podcast: Ruben Amaro Jr. critical of previous pitching coach

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Former Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. joined the Phillies Talk podcast to discuss the Phils' handling of young pitchers and the unusual trade deadline ahead.

• Amaro critical of the handling of Nick Pivetta and Vince Velasquez under former pitching coach Chris Young.

• Should Joe Girardi have pulled Aaron Nola after eight innings Monday night?

• Thoughts on Spencer Howard's MLB debut.

• Amaro recalls personally scouting Nola at LSU.

• How to handle this unusual Aug. 31 trade deadline.

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