Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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 09:42 AM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: jeffrey loria sucks, marlins

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Rickey! trades in sheep and threats Posted: November 14, 2012 at 09:59 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 10:15 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 10:47 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 11:01 AM (#4302266)
Loria got D-Train to run on time.
   5. valuearbitrageur Posted: November 14, 2012 at 03:51 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 03:59 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 has S.C.M.O.D.S Posted: November 14, 2012 at 04:00 PM (#4302666)
Geeze, I can't keep all these Marlins/Loria threads straight.
   8. Sweatpants Posted: November 14, 2012 at 04:09 PM (#4302685)
Loria got D-Train to run on time.
This was pretty awesome.
   9. TerpNats Posted: November 14, 2012 at 04:19 PM (#4302704)
Will Loria build an autobahn to Marlins Park?
   10. RMc is a fine piece of cheese Posted: November 14, 2012 at 04:22 PM (#4302708)
Will Loria build an autobahn to Marlins Park?

Only if the numbers work out.
   11. Tippecanoe Posted: November 14, 2012 at 05:34 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 05:59 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. Willie Mayspedester Posted: November 14, 2012 at 09:37 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 09:53 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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
aleskel
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

Newsblog2014 WORLD SERIES GAME 4 OMNICHATTER
(774 - 11:53pm, Oct 25)
Last: Into the Void

NewsblogOT: Politics, October 2014: Sunshine, Baseball, and Etch A Sketch: How Politicians Use Analogies
(3808 - 11:45pm, Oct 25)
Last: Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip

NewsblogOT:  October 2014 - College Football thread
(476 - 11:43pm, Oct 25)
Last: AuntBea

NewsblogBuster Olney on Twitter: "Sources: Manager Joe Maddon has exercised an opt-out clause in his contract and is leaving the Tampa Bay Rays immediately."
(88 - 11:32pm, Oct 25)
Last: Walt Davis

Newsblog2014 WORLD SERIES GAME 3 OMNICHATTER
(521 - 10:56pm, Oct 25)
Last: Sunday silence

NewsblogDave Dombrowski: Injury worse than expected, Miguel Cabrera 'is as tough as you can possibly be' | MLive.com
(30 - 10:52pm, Oct 25)
Last: RMc is a fine piece of cheese

NewsblogPhils' philospophy beginning to evolve | phillies.com
(14 - 9:05pm, Oct 25)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(396 - 8:40pm, Oct 25)
Last: Tom Cervo, backup catcher

NewsblogBoston Red Sox prospect Deven Marrero enjoying turnaround in Arizona Fall League | MiLB.com
(14 - 7:58pm, Oct 25)
Last: Merton Muffley

NewsblogYost's managerial decisions make for extra-entertaining World Series | FOX Sports
(16 - 7:30pm, Oct 25)
Last: BDC

NewsblogGambling Bochy creature of habit when it comes to pitchers | CSN Bay Area
(5 - 6:56pm, Oct 25)
Last: Bug Selig

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 1959 Ballot
(8 - 6:29pm, Oct 25)
Last: Chris Fluit

NewsblogMLB - Royals' Ned Yost keeps managing to win - ESPN
(12 - 6:15pm, Oct 25)
Last: Cat8

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(872 - 6:02pm, Oct 25)
Last: Greg K

NewsblogJohn McGrath: The Giants have become the Yankees — obnoxious | The News Tribune
(20 - 4:40pm, Oct 25)
Last: Baldrick

Page rendered in 0.1951 seconds
52 querie(s) executed