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@itsthatguywhodoesstuff Jews always taking over Hollywood.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Turner_for_Treasury @ak825 @Raul Franklin I mean more of someone like Puig being a problem in the clubhouse.   Or Matt Kemp being "lazy"

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Dustin Nosler Al Campanis.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Raul Franklin I think it's more the color of the player's skin.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@InTheDirt @ak825 @Dustin Nosler I would like to see this in a Korean ramen commercial.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Purple Drank @ak825 @Old Bearded Donk @TellMyWifeISaidHello Who is Martinez?  


1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Dustin Nosler Who plays Andrew Friedman in the next Hyun Jin Ryu commercial?  Do you have any insight or head shots into white actors working in Seoul?

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@mawp @Guitar Why did someone *need* to get fired?   We won 94 games.  Now, if there is tension in the clubhouse or in the front office about personel moves to where decision making is hindered, then yes, a change must be made.  But someone needing to go because of what happened in 2014 on the field?  No way.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@yudodis @P_F_P When oh when will Puig TOOTBLANs stop?!?!  OH that was Ethier.  Nevermind.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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So which much-maligned middle infielder will be the hero of this game?

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Old Bearded Donk @Purple Drank @TellMyWifeISaidHello @ak825 Also, I don't think Grichuk was the throw in.  That was probably Peter Bourjos.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Purple Drank @TellMyWifeISaidHello @ak825 And if Joc Pederson was a Cardinal, he would be playing over Grichuk.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@TellMyWifeISaidHello @ak825 @Purple Drank Eh.  I mean Freese wasn't that bad.  And Fernando Salas would have been our eighth inning shut down guy if he were a Dodger.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@ tomato Dude.  Bro.  If they only had a stadium that wasn't impossible to get to.  Their attendance would be yoooooooge.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@TellMyWifeISaidHello @Purple Drank @ak825 His playoff performance isn't great.  He is still hitting .200 without a walk so far.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Purple Drank I wonder how many times in Randal Grichuk's life he has had a better 6 games than Mike Trout?  And that is before even pointing out that despite having 2 HR, his OPS in the playoffs is like .550

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Purple Drank Because Grichuk would have totally cracked that outfield.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@The place beyond the Pins Ah yes.  The reverse Biggio.

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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How much gri could a Grichuk chuck if a a Grichuk could chuck gri?

1 week, 4 days ago on Welcome To Town, Andrew Friedman

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@Dang88 Go read "The Worst Team Money Could Buy" about the early 1990s Mets.  It will give perspective about how much worse it can get.   Or just relive the Kevin Malone era.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@TheConman God I hope this is true.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@TellMyWifeISaidHello Just wait until they are back to winning 65 games a year.  They will yearn for the days of Friedman.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@BlueMarvin @ak825 @foldamort Right, but hiring a female for the sake of hiring a female, rather than saying she is the best candidate is dumb.  

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Chad Moriyama @ak825 Smyly's FIP for the season was a full run higher than Price.  Yes, he has 4 more years of control and he is a great arm, but you really want to cherry pick his last 40 innings of the year (where his FIP was still over a half run higher than Price post trade) to say he was better just isn't correct.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Purple Drank @Puce Deuce Well for one, I would give my first born for a league championship at this point.  And he did that in freaking St. Petersberg.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@foldamort @ak825 @BlueMarvin Just because she is a female does not make her a better candidate, which is the ultimate goal in hiring a GM.  I also remember him mentioning that she is very weak in the player development area, which is rather critical for a GM.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Mike Petriello So he changes his name to Ray Maddon.  They work out a deal to get him to the Dodgers and everyone is happy.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Disgruntled Uncultured Bastard @ak825 @Dang88 I thought he was involved in the trade with Stewart, but it turns out, the Dodgers never traded Stewart to Oakland.  And it was Rick Honeycutt.  Got my Dodger pitchers of the 80s who also played for Oakland mixed up.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Disgruntled Uncultured Bastard @ak825 @Dang88 I had forgotten he died when I said that, so prolly not.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@foldamort As long as it means not overpaying Russ Martin, then yay!

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@BlueMarvin @Mike Petriello Ethier for A-Rod.  Who says no?

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Dang88 Only if Bob Welch is involved.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@BlueMarvin Per Keith Law in a chat:


Klaw  (1:32 PM)



Let me answer that with another question: Why should Kim Ng get a GM job? The qualifications of GM candidates are almost completely unknown to even serious fans. Yes, you've heard of certain candidates, because they're touted by friends in the media. Ng gets even more publicity because of her gender; Ken Ng wouldn't get half the same press, even if he was precisely as qualified as Kim Ng is. The only GM candidates fans can adequately assess are former GMs, because on the rest, you don't have enough information. In many cases, I don't even have enough information.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@mostly exciting potato Untouchable for Kevin Correia, sure.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Disgruntled Goat @Mike Petriello @mostly exciting potato @TheConman Spraying champagne on the carpets probably didn't help any with the mold problem.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@TheConman Weird how losing 3 of 4 can so vastly change a narrative.  They did still win 94 games.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Purple Drank Dodgers still literally have more wins in 2014 than the Giants.  How again do the Dodgers not "keep on winning"?


1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@ABSmileBunch @ak825 Peak value is more of will he ever have more value?  I would venture to say that at least one AL GM is salivating over the thought of getting to play his bat and not his glove.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@ABSmileBunch Speaking of peak value, how about that Matt Kemp guy?

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Chad Moriyama @ak825 If only we had 19 picks in that time period, surely one would have hit.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Chad Moriyama @ak825 Who is that guy above Chris Reed.  It's cut off.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Chad Moriyama Drew Smyly was better than David Price?   I don't think it was a bad trade, but to say that Smyly was better than Price is being dishonest.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@GinFizzBear @ak825 @capnsparrow  @Mike Petriello If it's to the point where you completely restrict your GM from making a move, then why have him?  We had a situation where we could have vastly improved our team and we sat with someone they didn't trust.   

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Chad Moriyama @ak825 @YadierMolinasOedipalComplex That's neither here nor there.   Just pointing out the fact that he has had 19 first round picks since the last time he had a person reach the bigs and that was drafting 1-1.  My point isn't so much to talk shit about Friedman as much as it is to point out that expecting him to be a savior and to get the team to a place better than winning 94 wins is a bit presumptuous.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Chad Moriyama Not to the extent the Rays have.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@JackedNate @ak825 @Mike Petriello Nope.  The same morons are still owning and running the team.  To keep someone in charge of a team who you don't trust is really really damning.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@capnsparrow  @ak825 @Mike Petriello No.  It needed to happen in season.  To have someone in charge of the roster you don't trust to improve said roster, then you need to fire him immediately.   Saying that after the fact is the height of incompetence from Stan and ownership.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@JackedNate @Mike Petriello Then fire Ned if that's the case.  Letting him be when we could have improved and actually still be playing is quite a damning offense.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@Mike Petriello Sounds like negligence from ownership to be honest.  If you don't trust Ned to improve the team, then you must fire him.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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@YadierMolinasOedipalComplex @ak825 Right, but before we go licking each others popsicles, let us realize he is far from a can't miss addition.  If we went 7 years without a 1st rounder making the bigs, we would be bitching endlessly about it.

1 week, 4 days ago on The End Of The Ned Colletti Era

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