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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Dayton Daily News: Dragons release Cabrera in wake of brawl

To some, Cabrera is taking the most blame for last Thursday’s bench-clearing brawl with Peoria (Ill.), during which Peoria pitcher Julio Castillo — apparently aiming for Cabrera — threw a ball into the stands, hitting a fan and creating a national story.

Cabrera did a little showboating following a walk-off Wednesday homer, trash-talked the Peoria bench after being hit with a pitch Thursday and slid spikes-high, breaking up a double play, just before the benches emptied.

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“We feel we have better prospects,” Reynolds said. “We’re releasing him because he’s not a prospect.”

Let this be a lesson to the kids at home:  If you’ve got attitude issues and you aren’t really all that good to begin with, you may lose your job.

Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: July 29, 2008 at 11:56 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. OrioleJMC Posted: July 29, 2008 at 03:25 PM (#2879888)
Angel Cabrera is just a poor man's Izzy Alcantara.
   2. Xander Posted: July 29, 2008 at 03:50 PM (#2879918)
“We feel we have better prospects,” Reynolds said. “We’re releasing him because he’s not a prospect.”
I can't believe someone said this.
   3. Hack Wilson Posted: July 29, 2008 at 03:51 PM (#2879923)
Nationals will pick this guy up.
   4. Toolsy McClutch Posted: July 29, 2008 at 04:51 PM (#2880008)
For the big club?
   5. OrioleJMC Posted: July 29, 2008 at 05:14 PM (#2880036)
For the big club?


The Nationals have a big club?
   6. Shooty is obsessed with the latest hoodie Posted: July 29, 2008 at 05:19 PM (#2880044)
The Nationals have a big club?

They're called the Generals.

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