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Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Jeffrey Loria goes too far in latest fire sale of Miami Marlins - MLB News | FOX Sports on MSN

After allowing the Red Sox - Dodgers deal it’s unlikely Selig can really justify blocking this deal. What should happen is Marlins fans chase them out of town with torches and pitchforks.

I’d say that commissioner Bud Selig should invoke his “best interest of baseball” powers to nullify the blockbuster. But frankly, the best interests of baseball would be better served if the deal led to Loria’s demise.

I want to know how Loria can face the people of South Florida, the taxpayers who subsidized 70 percent of his $515 million ballpark in Miami.

Jim Furtado Posted: November 14, 2012 at 08:42 AM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. The Interdimensional Council of Rickey!'s Posted: November 14, 2012 at 08:59 AM (#4302230)
I want to know how Loria can face the people of South Florida, the taxpayers who subsidized 70 percent of his $515 million ballpark in Miami.


As if he is worried about "facing" anyone. The kinds of cash Loria has extorted from baseball in Montreal and now Miami buys a lot of "never have to see anyone vaguely close to 'the people of South Florida' unless they're cleaning the mansions."
   2. Benji Posted: November 14, 2012 at 09:15 AM (#4302243)
The "best interests of baseball" would be served more by Selig going. Loria and the Wilpons would be chased out of baseball by any successor.
   3. My name is Votto, and I love to get blotto Posted: November 14, 2012 at 09:47 AM (#4302261)
Jeffrey Loria goes too far in latest fire sale of Miami Marlins


Are you saying he had good ideas at first?
   4. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: November 14, 2012 at 10:01 AM (#4302266)
Loria got D-Train to run on time.
   5. valuearbitrageur Posted: November 14, 2012 at 02:51 PM (#4302651)
Bud Selig should invoke his “best interest of baseball” powers to nullify the blockbuster


He should use it to nullify Loria's ownership.
   6. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: November 14, 2012 at 02:59 PM (#4302665)
I’d say that commissioner Bud Selig should invoke his “best interest of baseball” powers to nullify the blockbuster. But frankly, the best interests of baseball would be better served if the deal led to Loria’s demise.


Is he suggesting......MURDER????????
   7. Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant Posted: November 14, 2012 at 03:00 PM (#4302666)
Geeze, I can't keep all these Marlins/Loria threads straight.
   8. Sweatpants Posted: November 14, 2012 at 03:09 PM (#4302685)
Loria got D-Train to run on time.
This was pretty awesome.
   9. TerpNats Posted: November 14, 2012 at 03:19 PM (#4302704)
Will Loria build an autobahn to Marlins Park?
   10. RMc's Unenviable Situation Posted: November 14, 2012 at 03:22 PM (#4302708)
Will Loria build an autobahn to Marlins Park?

Only if the numbers work out.
   11. Tippecanoe Posted: November 14, 2012 at 04:34 PM (#4302816)
Zelig adopts an appeasement policy, while Loria adopts Salarhygiene followed by a jugend movement, all in preparation for a blitzkrieg on the NL east.
   12. Walt Davis Posted: November 14, 2012 at 04:59 PM (#4302852)
You realize that the more we pile on, the more certain it becomes that the Marlins will win the 2014 WS from the #5 WC spot.
   13. Khrushin it bro Posted: November 14, 2012 at 08:37 PM (#4303001)
What if the Marlins surprised us all and signed Greinke and Hamilton? Haha ya right.
   14. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: November 14, 2012 at 08:53 PM (#4303006)
- The enemy has made a breakthrough along a wide front. In the south, they have added Kris Medlen and are advancing toward 95 wins. They are in the nation's capital with Harper and Gonzalez, and in the north Utley has reached the front lines and strengthened their advance.

- Ozzie's managing will bring it under control.

- My Führer ... Ozzie could not mobilize sufficient forces for the assault.

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