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I've never seen a worse pitcher spend four years on the Orioles. He's unwatchable.  He's horrible. He's a nice guy, let him finish his career in Norfolk.  God knows no-one else will pick him up. Enough is enough. I'm officially done and if he isn't gone tomorrow, there is a major problem with this organization.

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Agree.  Better options in the minors that likely could have kept this a 2-1 game for the last two innings giving the team a chance.

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Buck should pitch him in every game until he's DFA-ed.

God bless Angelos. Won't sign ace pitchers. Won't eat contracts. Won't spend internationally.

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Yes. It's time. The window on this "run" is closing rapidly, we can't afford to be wasting games just to justify one of the worst contracts in Orioles history. 

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At this point there's no other course of action. It's become apparent that the O's need every bullpen spot they've got in order to get by. There's no room for a true mop up guy, and that's the only role Ubaldo could ever hope to fill. Ever having to use him in a high-leverage situation is an abysmal failure. He should be gone ASAP.

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I agree 1000% perhaps this is why they coaxed Edwin Jackson into staying at Norfolk a little longer??  I think he would most certainly be an upgrade over Baldy!

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1 hour ago, brianod said:

I've never seen a worse pitcher spend four years on the Orioles. He's unwatchable.  He's horrible. He's a nice guy, let him finish his career in Norfolk.  God knows no-one else will pick him up. Enough is enough. I'm officially done and if he isn't gone tomorrow, there is a major problem with this organization.

What does it mean that you're "officially" done? What makes it official?

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2 minutes ago, PaulFolk said:

What does it mean that you're "officially" done? What makes it official?

There must be a notary public involved, somehow.

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42 minutes ago, mpw142 said:

I agree 1000% perhaps this is why they coaxed Edwin Jackson into staying at Norfolk a little longer??  I think he would most certainly be an upgrade over Baldy!

 

He stinks. Very debatable if he is an upgrade over Ubaldo.

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12 minutes ago, SteveA said:

There must be a notary public involved, somehow.

It's like those toothpick things you get in your steak at Sizzler. There is possibly done, done, and officially done.

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1 hour ago, Finisher said:

Buck should pitch him in every game until he's DFA-ed.

God bless Angelos. Won't sign ace pitchers. Won't eat contracts. Won't spend internationally.

Uhm, he ate Bud Norris's contract. 

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Ubaldo is the guy that never goes away.  I feel like were watching the same thing over and over again. Starter, bullpen, mop up duty, starter, bullpen, mop up duty.

Btw, why the hell was he in a 1 run game Buck, sigh.

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2 hours ago, O's84 said:

Ubaldo is the guy that never goes away.  I feel like were watching the same thing over and over again. Starter, bullpen, mop up duty, starter, bullpen, mop up duty.

Btw, why the hell was he in a 1 run game Buck, sigh.

Who did you have available?

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7 hours ago, O's84 said:

Btw, why the hell was he in a 1 run game Buck, sigh.

 

5 hours ago, El Gordo said:

Who did you have available?

Pretty much what Buck said in his postgame presser.   

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9 minutes ago, Frobby said:

 

Pretty much what Buck said in his postgame presser.   

On why he used Jiménez: “As opposed to who? That’s it. We’re not going to use Mike Wright, he had two days in a row. Darren and Brachy (Brad Brach) aren’t going to pitch unless we’re ahead. We’re trying to stay away from them. (Mychal) Givens was a no-go tonight. So we had Bleier and them and that’s where we were.

http://www.masnsports.com/school-of-roch/2017/06/orioles-back-in-third-place-following-5-2-loss.html

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