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 08:42 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! [quote], not [code] 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. There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow 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 Got a Lot of Trouble at Stake 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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Phil Birnbaum
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOmnichatter
(79 - 10:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Walks Clog Up the Bases

NewsblogOt: 2015-2016 NHL Thread
(259 - 10:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Yardape

NewsblogOTP 2016 June 27: Republican comeback after eight years? Yeah, on the baseball diamond
(1399 - 10:27pm, Jun 30)
Last: Renegade JE (((Jason)))

NewsblogThe Sonoma Stompers are set to make more history by signing two women to their roster | MLB.com
(20 - 10:26pm, Jun 30)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogThe Associated Press will use automated writing to cover the minor leagues
(20 - 10:25pm, Jun 30)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogOT: NBA Playoffs Thread 2016
(6346 - 10:08pm, Jun 30)
Last: i don't care what the real STIGGLES says right now

NewsblogPhillies prospect Matt Imhof suffers serious eye injury, has surgery
(13 - 9:47pm, Jun 30)
Last: Andere Richtingen

NewsblogOT: 2016 Summer Soccer Thread
(1226 - 9:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Langer Monk

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 6-29-16
(71 - 9:22pm, Jun 30)
Last: Renegade JE (((Jason)))

NewsblogReport: Red Sox, Jason Groome Far Apart In Contract Negotiations « CBS Boston
(52 - 8:32pm, Jun 30)
Last: Fancy Pants with a clinging marmoset on his Handle

NewsblogCongress members introduce act to limit minor league wages
(48 - 7:50pm, Jun 30)
Last: cardsfanboy

Sox TherapyNot Major Leaguers - On The Move
(1 - 7:06pm, Jun 30)
Last: John DiFool2

NewsblogClayton Kershaw placed on DL
(3 - 6:51pm, Jun 30)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogDodgers acquire Bud Norris from Braves
(5 - 6:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Khrushin it bro

NewsblogCoastal Carolina Stays Alive in CWS
(10 - 6:35pm, Jun 30)
Last: Kurt

Page rendered in 0.2162 seconds
47 querie(s) executed