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Thursday, February 21, 2013

MLB give A’s tentative guidelines for move

The commissioner’s office has provided the Oakland Athletics with tentative guidelines for a potential move to San Jose, according to three people familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it.

The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: February 21, 2013 at 10:05 AM | 14 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: oakland, san francisco, san jose

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   1. Khrushin it bro Posted: February 21, 2013 at 01:09 PM (#4373406)
Bud Selig can tentatively cup my balls.
   2. Danny Posted: February 21, 2013 at 01:15 PM (#4373407)
MLB give A’s tentative guidelines for move

This is the extent of the new information in the article.
   3. JJ1986 Posted: February 21, 2013 at 01:17 PM (#4373408)
Are these like the tentative guidelines that the commissioner's office gave Pete Rose for reinstatement?
   4. Steve Treder Posted: February 21, 2013 at 01:23 PM (#4373410)
This is the extent of the new information in the article.

Yes, this is about as substanceless as these things get. This might be a significant break in this saga, or it might be nothing whatsoever, or it might be anything in between.
   5. The Chronicles of Reddick Posted: February 21, 2013 at 03:04 PM (#4373490)
Bud Selig can tentatively cup my balls


He might need a committee for that too.
   6. There are no words... (Met Fan Charlie) Posted: February 21, 2013 at 03:19 PM (#4373512)
First, get a bunch of bubble wrap and boxes from Staples, wrap all china/breakables in newspaper, place them in boxes and mark the boxes "fragile"(these should go on the truck LAST) Then, disassemble all furniture, if possible... Have I gone far enough with this joke yet?
   7. Swedish Chef Posted: February 21, 2013 at 03:45 PM (#4373543)
wrap all china/breakables in newspaper

I think they have stopped using fragile players and gone with disposable ones instead.
   8. A triple short of the cycle Posted: February 21, 2013 at 03:48 PM (#4373550)
Please, these things take time. The Blue Ribbon Panel has only been at this for 4 years.

PS This is my first post in 4 months! Was having login problems.
   9. MikeTorrez Posted: February 21, 2013 at 05:15 PM (#4373601)
Move them to Montreal! Les Athletiques de Montreal works...
   10. Bob Tufts Posted: February 21, 2013 at 05:44 PM (#4373622)
Move them to Montreal!


I'm hoping for the Las Vegas Rays or the Oakland Aces. The "Aces" unis would look great with actual aces on the sleeves and cards used for the numbers on their backs!
   11. Der-K: downgraded to lurker Posted: February 21, 2013 at 05:58 PM (#4373632)
careful, shooty's been talking with sam a lot lately...
   12. Tom (and his broom) Posted: February 21, 2013 at 06:54 PM (#4373647)
Theone surprising thing in the article is that financial arrangements between the A's and Giants were not an issue holding things up but rather the A's not having solid financial arrangements to get the new park built.
   13. Walt Davis Posted: February 21, 2013 at 07:02 PM (#4373654)
First, get a bunch of bubble wrap and boxes from Staples, wrap all china/breakables in newspaper, place them in boxes and mark the boxes "fragile"(these should go on the truck LAST) Then, disassemble all furniture, if possible... Have I gone far enough with this joke yet?

If you can afford it, save yourself the hassle and have the movers do all the packing and unpacking -- it's well worth it. Then hire a cleaner to come in and clean the old place. That #### is just way too much hassle. This is why God created the service economy.

This being the A's, I assume the "afford" bit is out of the question but maybe they can trade Tyson Ross for a United Van Lines voucher.
   14. RMc's Unenviable Situation Posted: February 22, 2013 at 10:04 AM (#4373845)
Back to Philadelphia!

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