Jump to content
bobmc

vs. NYY 4/7 Is .500 still Doable?

Recommended Posts

8 minutes ago, LA2 said:

Especially since Wright has already pitched and Castro probably won't. Let's see what Stralley has.

Well, now you know.  lol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, Morgan423 said:

You know, we could stop pitching to power hitters who are hotter than the core of the sun.  Just a thought.

We are making them hot

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12 minutes ago, OldNewGuy said:

I'm waiting for the silver lining thread so I know what I should feel good about.

Straily got to get some work to shake the rust off in a blowout; he hasn't pitched since March 22.   Hanser Alberto continues to hit.

And I think today could be the straw that broke the camel's back in terms of Mike Wright.   I think he will be gone very soon, possibly before tomorrow.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, SteveA said:

Straily got to get some work to shake the rust off in a blowout; he hasn't pitched since March 22.   Hanser Alberto continues to hit.

And I think today could be the straw that broke the camel's back in terms of Mike Wright.   I think he will be gone very soon, possibly before tomorrow.

Brave predict. Any suggestion of who will replace him?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, nate22 said:

Straily is going to go on the DL with a strained neck.

Remember it's Miami who let him go.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 minute ago, LA2 said:

Brave predict. Any suggestion of who will replace him?

I dunno... Yefry Ramirez?   Ynoa?  Evan Phillips?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


Orioles Information


Orioles News and Information

Daily Organizational Boxscores
News

Tony's Takes

Orioles Roster Resource

Orioles Prospect Information

2018 End of Season Top 30 Prospects List

Prospect Scouting Reports

Statistics

2019 Orioles Stats

2019 Orioles Minor League Stats

Baseball Savant Stats






  • Posts

    • I’m not sure of the Ravens plans but I have to think that dragging it out longer either costs more money or encourages Stanley to wait and test free agency 
    • There was no binding deal made in March. If there was the players would be suing the league.  You have chosen to ignore facts and logic to fit your preconceived notions.  I am not sure what you have to gain by putting forth an illogical untruthful narrative.
    • Ok, I really am not going to read any more until tomorrow but I couldn't let this stand. I know I am just a small country lawyer and you are a noted labor law expert, but please advise me as to the total lack of logic into my argument. That is great news about teams not having to honor the CBA, I assume that goes for the players too. I guess all the players are free agents now, I hope we sign Mike Trout! Glad that Davis contract albatross is no longer hanging around the Orioles necks! The bottom line is that the owners made a lousy deal in March. It happens. The players have made many missteps in previous CBA negotiations, from not foreseeing the collapse in the free market for mid-range players to not trying to stake a claim early on into MLBAM and other ancillary rights. My belief is that the owners were unrealistically optimistic about the thought of things returning to normal faster than the experts said. Their thought process was likely something along the lines of, "We will be playing by June 1st, and we sell fewer tickets in April and May so getting the players on a one-third discount will be a great deal, maybe we can even increase the number of games played in the summer and make more money off split gate double headers!". They also likely were overly focused on shortening the draft to achieve their long-term goal of cutting minor league teams and saving a few million dollars on the margin.  Unfortunately, actions have consequences, MLB made a bad deal and have to live with the consequences. Maybe they should fire some of the yes-men who assured them that the season will start with fans in mid-May. Maybe they should fire the lawyers that they paid $800+ an hour to negotiate the contract with MLBPA for failing to properly negotiate for the possibility of playing without fans to better insulate themselves from potential losses.  I see both sides, but both sides don't need to compromise. The time for compromise was in March, when the deal was made. A compromise was reached, amateur players got screwed, MLB players got a short term loan (or payment if the season was canceled) to tide themselves over, MLB got cost certainty, and likely (mistakenly) believed that they had pulled one over on the players by cutting their salaries while still being able to hold all the major events of the season and play in front of fans. Now MLB has to honor the deal by paying the players on a pro-rated basis, or open their books and prove to the players that they would lose more money doing that than they would canceling the season. The MLBPA doesn't owe x amount of profitability to MLB, in much the same way that the league doesn't share profits with them. It is a business arrangement entered into by professionals with highly paid lawyers who are among the best in their field. Unfortunately for MLB, it looks like this deal is going to bite them in the behind. It isn't up to the players to bail them out. Hope to hear more constructive comments tomorrow, I am off to enjoy my birthday!  
  • Popular Contributors

×
×
  • Create New...