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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:07 am 
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bam morris wrote:
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NH said that this move does not hurt the chance of winning a world series this year ....
With a straight face.

hes correct..100%.
bucs had no chance and still don't..thus the straight face! :lol:


Brilliant!


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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:10 am 
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Jeemie wrote:
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Huntington: "The Gerrit Cole trade did not dramatically impact our potential to win the World Series this year. This [McCutchen] trade does not dramatically impact our potential to win the World Series this year."


Neal...we’re not mad you traded Cole and Cutch, you fucking moron.

We’re mad because you got nothing back but a bag of baseballs for them!


C'mon, what about the used baseline chalk and the bucket of bubble gum?


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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:16 am 
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bam morris wrote:
maybe this rich ass hole owner wants tv contract to suck; attendance to plummet and interest to disappear.. all to move the team some place for a sweet heart cash windfall and stadium elsewhere.


Yep, move/lose this franchise. And when they're finished we'll probably be between not caring and begrudgingly ok with it.


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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:35 am 
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Y-Town Steel wrote:
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They are just lazy and happy to take MLB welfare.

Sadly it's hard to spin this front office's moves in a positive way anymore. I think this line pretty much nails it, Pro.

My young son likes to go to the ballpark. I'll probably take him to a couple few Sunday kid's day games, then a Saturday night game or two with some buddies (some Cubs and Reds fans and we tear it up dahntahn pre and post game). Maybe 4-5 games total this year if they suck, which I fully expect they will. Way down from the 15 or so a year in recent years.

I think The Nut will feel it in his wallet this year. Fuck that guy.



Don't let a crummy miser ruin your kid's love of the game. Going to the ballpark is a still special thing for a little guy. He can become a jaded cynic all on his own when he reaches adulthood. Maybe he'll even be lucky enough to see this team come under different ownership some day. Tell you what though... If I were still in the area and had kids I'd take them to a minor league game or two to experience that as well. I've gone to plenty of minor league games and the experience of being at the ballpark is just as good. And in some ways better. You are closer to the action. It isn't as crowded. Parking is easy. Much much cheaper. You can still have your beer and hot dog and sit back and watch baseball. One of the more rewarding ball park experiences I have had was 3 years ago for a Big Brothers/Big Sisters event on a Fireworks night to watch the Lakewood Phillies play the WV Power.

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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:42 pm 
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bam morris wrote:
maybe this rich ass hole owner wants tv contract to suck; attendance to plummet and interest to disappear.. all to move the team some place for a sweet heart cash windfall and stadium elsewhere.


What city would want the mlb version of the Cleveland browns franchise? I'm sure a city will pay big bucks for a piece of shit team and a piece of shit owner that will never really field a contender. People like winners, not losers!
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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:01 pm 
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This would be awesome if other businesses follow suit

Weirton Medical Center pulls ads from Nutting’s newspapers:
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pira ... 1802010207

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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:27 pm 
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SteelPro wrote:
This would be awesome if other businesses follow suit

Weirton Medical Center pulls ads from Nutting’s newspapers:
http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/pira ... 1802010207


I’m waiting for someone to deface the sign going into Seven Springs.

Not saying that’s at all acceptable behavior, just surprised some crazed fan hasn’t done it yet.


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 Post subject: Re: Cutch to Giants pending medical review
PostPosted: Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:31 pm 
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I have been following the petition as well
It’s good to see this
I like it because it’s a step towards talking about the real issue
Nutting and NH are trying to hide behind the bullshit that this is about hard decisions and disappointment over losing a crowd favorite.

But that isn’t it - its about Cole and cutch and others and it’s hopefully about fans finally seeing past the Marketing lies and realizing that nutting has no intention of trying to field a consistent winner. He is earning easy revenues from baseballs setup and is happy. They are squatting on a franchise


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