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! On a blog from 1998. With the candlestick. 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. KT's Pot Arb 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. They paved Misirlou, put up a parking lot 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's desperate, often sordid world 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
JPWF13
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP - July 2014: Republicans Lose To Democrats For Sixth Straight Year In Congressional Baseball Game
(4005 - 9:51am, Aug 01)
Last: Bitter Mouse

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread July, 2014
(561 - 9:50am, Aug 01)
Last: CWS Keith plans to boo your show at the Apollo

NewsblogGeorge "The Animal" Steele Mangles A Baseball
(153 - 9:43am, Aug 01)
Last: NJ in DC (Now unemployed!)

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 8-1-2014
(2 - 9:36am, Aug 01)
Last: Rennie's Tenet

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread- July 2014
(1076 - 9:34am, Aug 01)
Last: Der-K and the statistical werewolves.

NewsblogMariners notebook: Zduriencik fires back at critics | Mariners Insider - The News Tribune
(4 - 9:23am, Aug 01)
Last: Avoid running at all times.-S. Paige

NewsblogAmaro says Phils didn't overvalue players at Deadline | phillies.com: News
(3 - 9:23am, Aug 01)
Last: zonk

NewsblogRanking The Prospects Traded At The Deadline - BaseballAmerica.com
(2 - 9:23am, Aug 01)
Last: boteman is not here 'til October

NewsblogThe Dark Side of Booming Local TV Deals
(5 - 9:22am, Aug 01)
Last: bobm

NewsblogA's Acquire Lester, Gomes For Cespedes
(131 - 9:20am, Aug 01)
Last: Russ

NewsblogPlayoff contenders load up on dizzying Deadline day | MLB.com: News
(1 - 8:58am, Aug 01)
Last: Gamingboy

NewsblogJULY 31 2014 OMNICHATTER/TRADE DEADLINE CHATTER
(366 - 8:49am, Aug 01)
Last: zonk

NewsblogCliff Lee Re-Injures Elbow
(19 - 8:48am, Aug 01)
Last: Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama

NewsblogBrewers acquire outfielder Gerardo Parra from D-backs
(6 - 8:00am, Aug 01)
Last: Harveys Wallbangers

NewsblogRuben Amaro Jr., on standing pat at deadline
(13 - 7:45am, Aug 01)
Last: Jeltzandini

Page rendered in 0.2116 seconds
52 querie(s) executed