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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Rick Sutcliffe Wants Melky Cabrera Deported

And here we thought the dumbest thing to happen since Melky tested positive for taking testosterone was that Melky and his crew had cooked up a fake website to try to prove his innocence. Pshaw. Melky has not been charged with a crime, but that’s of no concern to ESPN baseball analyst/sheriff Rick Sutcliffe, who went on Dave Rothenberg’s show on ESPN radio in New York this afternoon to say some ignorant crap:

  “You know, it makes you mad. First of all, this guy is over here in the United States on a working visa. He broke the law. What’s he doing still here? I mean, forget the 50-game suspension from baseball and whether he can come back if they make the players [sic] or not. Why’s he still here? That visa should be taken away, and he should not be allowed to play over here again, or work over here again, in my opinion.”

Thanks to Butch.

Repoz Posted: August 21, 2012 at 12:44 PM | 44 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Yastrzemski in left. Posted: August 21, 2012 at 12:47 PM (#4213756)
Maybe he'll self-deport?
   2. RMc's desperate, often sordid world Posted: August 21, 2012 at 12:51 PM (#4213761)
Shoot the sumbitch.
   3. Mayor Blomberg Posted: August 21, 2012 at 12:52 PM (#4213762)
Sutcliffe's got an uphill climb given Dibble on Strasburg and Schilling on Chafee.

But this is a good start.
   4. TVerik, the gum-snappin' hairdresser Posted: August 21, 2012 at 12:55 PM (#4213766)
My favorite headline, from Johnny Dangerously:

Moroney Deported to Sweden. Claims he's not from there.
   5. JoeHova Posted: August 21, 2012 at 12:59 PM (#4213771)
Everybody Else Wants Rick Sutcliffe Deported
   6. Benji Gil Gamesh Rises Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:04 PM (#4213783)
What's worse about this is that I can't read what he said without hearing his smug voice saying it.

I think we should retroactively follow the same underlying logic and jail Sutcliffe for drunk driving in connection with going on-air when he was inebriated.
   7. Joey B. "disrespects the A" Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:06 PM (#4213788)
Melky has not been charged with a crime

Not yet at least.
   8. Randy Jones Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:12 PM (#4213796)
My favorite headline, from Johnny Dangerously:

Moroney Deported to Sweden. Claims he's not from there.


Sutcliffe is definitely a fargin icehole.
   9. SoSH U at work Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:22 PM (#4213817)
What's worse about this is that I can't read what he said without hearing his smug voice saying it.


Same here. And I wish someone could make it stop.

   10. Kurt Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:26 PM (#4213824)
Sutcliffe is definitely a fargin icehole

I'd say he's more of a bastage.
   11. Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:34 PM (#4213845)
Sutcliffe's got an uphill climb given Dibble on Strasburg and Schilling on Chafee.

But this is a good start.


This could be the beginning of a BTF Olympic event that would beat the hell out of soccer or dressage.
   12. Mayor Blomberg Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:35 PM (#4213846)
Erik -- we did recently have a situation where an American kid was deported to Mexico.
   13. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:44 PM (#4213867)
The Germans used to be big on deporting people of Turkish descent to Turkey, even if they had never actually been to Turkey. That said, I wouldn't mind be deported to Sweden.
   14. Bowling Baseball Fan Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:50 PM (#4213875)
I think Sutcliffe would probabl happy in a room with Rep. Akin.
   15. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:51 PM (#4213877)
I'm still upset Roberto Solis unexpectedly retired from the game.

No one else watches Suits?
   16. Swedish Chef Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:54 PM (#4213884)
That said, I wouldn't mind be deported to Sweden.

From which we can infer
A) You're apparently not Julian Assange.
B) You don't believe that the wily Swedes will catch you in a sex trap.
   17. Dale Sams Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:59 PM (#4213889)
My favorite headline, from Johnny Dangerously:

Moroney Deported to Sweden. Claims he's not from there.


(Gets punched) "What was that for?!"

"For free Danger!" (Gets punched again)
   18. SoSH U at work Posted: August 21, 2012 at 01:59 PM (#4213890)
I'm still upset Roberto Solis unexpectedly retired from the game.

No one else watches Suits?


I do. That paralegal is following in the fine USA Network tradition of amazingly attractive cast members, following the Indian woman from that doctor show set in the Hamptons, the Fairly Legal star, and, most of all, White Collar's Matt Bomer.

   19. Joe Kehoskie Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:11 PM (#4213905)
Until this year, didn't just about everyone want Melky Cabrera deported? Now we're against it just because Sutcliffe is for it?
   20. Johnny Sycophant-Laden Fora Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:18 PM (#4213914)
Until this year, didn't just about everyone want Melky Cabrera deported? Now we're against it just because Sutcliffe is for it?


yes
   21. Lassus Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:22 PM (#4213918)
Now we're against it just because Sutcliffe is for it?

Yes. It has nothing to do with Melky. If Sutcliffe was for saving kittens from being eaten by rhinos, I'm throwing them into the pen four or five at a time.
   22. Fernigal McGunnigle has become a merry hat Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:35 PM (#4213935)
B) You don't believe that the wily Swedes will catch you in a sex trap.


The thought of being caught in a sex trap by wily Swedes is not without its appeal.
   23. Shooty Survived the Shutdown of '14! Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:43 PM (#4213950)
Yes. It has nothing to do with Melky. If Sutcliffe was for saving kittens from being eaten by rhinos, I'm throwing them into the pen four or five at a time.

Now that's a rhino I want to party with!
   24. Moeball Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:46 PM (#4213954)
With Schilling on Chafee, Sutcliffe on Melky and Dibble on Strasburg...well, with Dibble on just about anything - I can see why Ted Williams used to say that pitchers were the dumbest SOBs on Earth...
   25. The Robby Hammock District (Dan Lee) Posted: August 21, 2012 at 02:47 PM (#4213956)
In other news, I'm pretty sure the Iron Sheik wants to deport Jose Canseco to Mexico.

I assume I don't need to warn you about language, what with that being a tweet by the Iron Sheik, but y'know...there's language. Because it's a tweet by the Iron Sheik.

#teamsheikie
   26. Joey B. "disrespects the A" Posted: August 21, 2012 at 03:07 PM (#4213978)
It's being reported in the news that Cabrera's "associate" Juan Nunez (if that in fact is his real name) has been permanently banned from all clubhouses and non public areas by MLB.
   27. Jolly Old St. Nick Is A Jolly Old St. Crip Posted: August 21, 2012 at 03:16 PM (#4213986)
It's being reported in the news that Cabrera's "associate" Juan Nunez (if that in fact is his real name)

Don't be coy, my man. We know his real name is Barack Hussein Obama Jr.
   28. jack the seal clubber (on the sidelines of life) Posted: August 21, 2012 at 03:16 PM (#4213987)
Yes. It has nothing to do with Melky. If Sutcliffe was for saving kittens from being eaten by rhinos, I'm throwing them into the pen four or five at a time.


This, a hundred times. Except I would throw Sutcliffe in with the kittens.
   29. jack the seal clubber (on the sidelines of life) Posted: August 21, 2012 at 03:17 PM (#4213991)
It's being reported in the news that Cabrera's "associate" Juan Nunez (if that in fact is his real name)

Don't be coy, my man. We know his real name is Barack Hussein Obama


I think Nunez is also lying about his age.
   30. Alex Vila Posted: August 21, 2012 at 04:14 PM (#4214071)
Does Melky get to keep his kids?
   31. Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim Posted: August 21, 2012 at 04:38 PM (#4214120)
That paralegal is following in the fine USA Network tradition of amazingly attractive cast members, following the Indian woman from that doctor show set in the Hamptons, the Fairly Legal star, and, most of all, White Collar's Matt Bomer.
You too? I watch the USA channel shows more than any other nowadays, and they have all the prettiest people. Matt Bomer is so ridiculously good-looking, I'm not even sure he's real. He's got to be a special effect or something. (The paralegal from Suits is a close second, and Donna the secretary is va-vooooom!)
   32. Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: August 21, 2012 at 04:42 PM (#4214129)
They have porn for that.
   33. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 21, 2012 at 04:46 PM (#4214134)
I'm a very straight man, but Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter) is nice to look at too.

And I dream of being trapped in a hot elevator with Sarah Shahi and Megan Markle.
   34. Moeball Posted: August 21, 2012 at 06:09 PM (#4214236)
You too? I watch the USA channel shows more than any other nowadays, and they have all the prettiest people.


My wife and I and some of our friends have come to the conclusion (after watching Covert Affairs) that to be in the spy business the first prerequisite is that you have to be eye candy.

Of course, I think every James Bond movie was already telling me that...
   35. Never Give an Inge (Dave) Posted: August 21, 2012 at 06:29 PM (#4214250)

Funny, the only USA series that I watch regularly is Psych, where none of the characters are particularly good-looking. Maggie Lawson is pretty cute, but not remarkable for a lead actress on a t.v. show. Have also seen a few episodes of White Collar, which does have some great-looking characters, and Burn Notice, where most people are pretty average-looking.
   36. Bruce Markusen Posted: August 21, 2012 at 06:38 PM (#4214254)
I'd say that James Roday from Psych is a pretty good looking guy, at least before he put a lot of weight on.

And Dule Hill has quite the melon above his shoulders!
   37. TVerik, the gum-snappin' hairdresser Posted: August 21, 2012 at 06:46 PM (#4214258)
This is a very strange thread, even for this crowd.
   38.   Posted: August 21, 2012 at 06:53 PM (#4214262)
“You know, it makes you mad.


I ####### HATE it when people say "you" when they mean "me." |Why do people do this? Speak for your ####### self, you ####### big headed ########.
   39. SoSH U at work Posted: August 21, 2012 at 09:11 PM (#4214345)

Maggie Lawson is pretty cute, but not remarkable for a lead actress on a t.v. show.


I'd say that James Roday from Psych is a pretty good looking guy, at least before he put a lot of weight on.

And Dule Hill has quite the melon above his shoulders!


What, no love for Lassie?

   40. Don Malcolm Posted: August 21, 2012 at 10:55 PM (#4214421)
Statements such as this make one (OK, me...) happy to recall how ol' Rick coughed up Game 5 of the '84 NLCS after being staked to a 3-0 lead. BWAHAHA!!
   41. Voros McCracken of Pinkus Posted: August 21, 2012 at 11:46 PM (#4214453)
Burn Notice

The domain of the legendary Bruce Campbell!
   42. Don Geovany Soto (chris h.) Posted: August 22, 2012 at 11:15 AM (#4214658)
And I dream of being trapped in a hot elevator with Sarah Shahi and Megan Markle.

I'll be in my bunk.
   43. RB in NYC (Now Semi-Retired from BBTF) Posted: August 22, 2012 at 11:19 AM (#4214664)
Burn Notice, where most people are pretty average-looking.
Dave must live in a good-looking part of town.

EDIT: Dammit, I should have gone for a Lake Wobegon joke!
   44. dr. scott Posted: August 22, 2012 at 12:28 PM (#4214735)
I once walked around Stanford campus talking about the history of the university with Bruce Cambell. He was very knowlegable... and that was pre-google.

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