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Tuesday, August 02, 2011

Brisbee: MLB Power Rankings: Orioles On Top, Giants At Bottom

13. Los Angeles Angels/Kansas City Royals
Tony Reagins: Look, I gotta be honest with you, the Vernon Wells trade didn’t work out like we had hoped. Now Bourjos is hurt ... it’s a mess. What are you looking to get in return for Francoeur and Melky?

Dayton Moore: Not for sale!

Tony Reagins: Oh, come on. Just one of them. We have prospects. There’s this 20-year-old kid who was just up. Fast as the wind. Name is Mike Tr ...

Dayton Moore: Not for sale! Nosiree! Can’t do it! They’re really, really good!

Tony Reagins: I wasn’t saying our prospects for both of those guys. What about just one of them, you pick which one?

Dayton Moore: Not for sale! Can’t do it!

Tony Reagins: Look, anything you want! Look over the rosters! Anything!

Dayton Moore: Not for sale! Well, unless you have a catcher to trade. Jeff Mathis? What about Jeff Mathis?

Tony Reagins: Now you’re just mocking me. Forget it. I thought we could work something out, and you’re being an ass.

Dayton Moore: Next time don’t call up and ask for my best players, and I won’t ask for yours!

The George Sherrill Selection Posted: August 02, 2011 at 08:44 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Mattbert Posted: August 02, 2011 at 09:21 PM (#3891358)
I was just about to submit this one myself. Funny as hell.
   2. The George Sherrill Selection Posted: August 02, 2011 at 09:38 PM (#3891371)
It was either that or the Nationals one.
   3. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: August 02, 2011 at 09:46 PM (#3891376)
Jim Hendry was pretty good too.
   4. asdf1234 Posted: August 02, 2011 at 09:54 PM (#3891379)
The last three are fantastic.
   5. Adam M Posted: August 02, 2011 at 11:26 PM (#3891421)
Someone should turn this into a movie. I'm pretty sure it would be better than "Moneyball".
   6. Famous Original Joe C Posted: August 03, 2011 at 01:08 AM (#3891478)
I also enjoyed this immensely.
   7. ckash Posted: August 03, 2011 at 02:42 AM (#3891547)
Braves/Astros made me LOL.
   8. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: August 03, 2011 at 02:51 AM (#3891552)
This was quite funny.
   9. Mike Webber Posted: August 03, 2011 at 03:18 AM (#3891564)
Jim Hendry: Hey, Brian? Are you looking for a catcher? Geovany Soto, maybe.

Brian Sabean: Well, uh, I hadn't thought about ...

Jim Hendry: Well, sorry! We're not dealing him.

Hangs up. Picks up the phone. Dials.

Neal Huntington: Hello?

Jim Hendry: Interested in Carlos Pena?

Neal Huntington: Yes, actually. I was ...

Jim Hendry: Oh, sorry! We're not trading him.

Hangs up. Picks up the phone. Dials.

Brian Cashman: Hello?

Jim Hendry: Brian, it's Jim from the Cubs. Say, would you have any interest in Jeff Baker?

Brian Cashman: Who in the hell is Jeff Baker?

Jim Hendry: Oh, sorry! He's off the market.

Hangs up. Picks up the phone. Dials.

Chris Antonetti: Antonetti here.

Jim Hendry: Say, Chris, would you want Kosuke Fukudome?

Chris Antonetti: No. Not unless you're willing to eat millions of dollars.

Jim Hendry: Okey dokey!


I believe Jim Hendry plays in my roto league under the name of Troy.
   10. Bourbon Samurai is disturbed by bagel developments Posted: August 03, 2011 at 03:38 AM (#3891571)
The Nationals one is fantastic.
   11. base ball chick Posted: August 03, 2011 at 04:16 AM (#3891603)
ckash Posted: August 02, 2011 at 10:42 PM (#3891547)

Braves/Astros made me LOL.
cry in pain

because it's dead on

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