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If blow it up means trading Roberts, Bedard, Tejada and Hernandez and all the other veteran players that you can get rid of, what you are left with is a bunch of inexperienced guys playing in the majors.

That means a lot of one sided games for a long period. A year, may two years depending on who you get back in trade.

Are you ready for that? Is the fan base? We have had it for maybe three weeks and a lot of people are tuning out. Can the O's go into a total rebuilding and come back out as a successful franchise?

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If blow it up means trading Roberts, Bedard, Tejada and Hernandez and all the other veteran players that you can get rid of, what you are left with is a bunch of inexperienced guys playing in the majors.

That means a lot of one sided games for a long period. A year, may two years depending on who you get back in trade.

Are you ready for that? Is the fan base? We have had it for maybe three weeks and a lot of people are tuning out. Can the O's go into a total rebuilding and come back out as a successful franchise?

I can tolerate a 4th or 5th place finish in 2008 if it sets things up for 2009. If the rebuild fails yet again, it is going to be difficult.

The average fan is attracted to winning. They will come back when the team comes back.

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LOL. You're insane.

We've got guys who aren't ready (Liz) playing alongside players who never were ready (Bell). If you think this is the kind of talent we can get for Tejada, Roberts and Bedard, you need to check the water you're drinking.

Anyways, it's better to lose with young players with potential than overpaid players hanging on to a few more AB's in the league.

This is one of the dumbest threads in a long time.

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The thing is we put in a bunch of guys today who, frankly, suck. Bynum, Redman, Hernandez, Bako, Fahey, these are guys that just don't belong on a ML roster (Well Redman seems like he could be a good 4th OF type, but still).

If we trade the guys you mentioned we may well get enough back to fill the holes we'd just made. We might see guys who - though still clearly developing - are showing promise and making us excited about our future.

You can just grab any 9 20 year olds from the stands, slap gloves and bats in their hands and tell them to play ball. What'd result is something far more embarassing than the 30-3 disaster. We need to play the RIGHT young guys which, at this point in time, we aren't doing.

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If blow it up means trading Roberts, Bedard, Tejada and Hernandez and all the other veteran players that you can get rid of, what you are left with is a bunch of inexperienced guys playing in the majors.

That means a lot of one sided games for a long period. A year, may two years depending on who you get back in trade.

Are you ready for that? Is the fan base? We have had it for maybe three weeks and a lot of people are tuning out. Can the O's go into a total rebuilding and come back out as a successful franchise?

We have had this for 10 years!!!!

OPEN YOUR EYES!!!!

What people want is hope...A future...Upside.

WE DON'T HAVE THIS!!!!!!!!!

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Didn't the "let the kids play" team that included the likes of Chris Richard, Jay Gibbons, and Ryan Kohlmier have a better record then this team? Pathetic.

Right! This team has a freaking 90 million payroll! That's what makes this all the more unbelievable - we have Leo Mazzone, a 90 million payroll, etc.

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Right! This team has a freaking 90 million payroll! That's what makes this all the more unbelievable - we have Leo Mazzone, a 90 million payroll, etc.

And some people would rather have a 90 million payroll and no chance to get better than have a payroll half of that with some good young talent and lose the same amount of games.

Unreal.

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