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Greg Pappas

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To just outright release him would be foolish. I don't think a suspension is warranted for throwing at Pedroia either because even though everybody thinks it's intentional, DCab does have major control issues and the umps didn't eject him for it. If you want to suspend him for throwing down his glove and wanting to take on the Red Sox dugout, that's another story.

Who said that?

If you don't think that was intentional you are fooling yourself. He balked in a run and the next pitch was above the shoulders behind a player. That isn't an accident and he should be given some time off. It was a punk move and the Sox called him on it.

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This little tirade could turn his career around. I know I sound optimistic here, but the Cubs turned their season completely around, after Lou Piniella threw his little fit why can't it work for the O's. We rarely have anything go right for us. So I have a little bit of hope for Daniel Cabrera after this, maybe he'll even try to learn how to throw strikes.:eek:

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This little tirade could turn his career around. I know I sound optimistic here' date=' but the Cubs turned their season completely around, after Lou Piniella threw his little fit why can't it work for the O's. We rarely have anything go right for us. So I have a little bit of hope for Daniel Cabrera after this, maybe he'll even try to learn how to throw strikes.:eek:[/quote']

I'd love for Daniel to turn it around, but tonight we saw a guy who feels like there is nothing he can do right out on the mound.

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Out of all of this I can guarantee the Red Sox will think twice now about knocking an Oriole player on his ass with a pitch. Cabrera isn't afraid of retribution by any means...

Why would they care? Our SP got tossed and they won...like they always do. I don't think they give a second thought to anything they do to us, and I don't see one reason why they should.

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It is obvious that Cabrera overreacted but so what. If the complaint is that he is too passionate I'll take that. The team has lost 14 of 16, had 30 runs scored on them, been on the short end of an 11 run inning. If he is not a little pissed about the way the team is playing he ought to be.

When was the last time that anyone was afraid of the O's? I wouldn't mind seeing a little more literal fight out of them.

Aren't we also setting ourselves up for disapointment with Cabrera. Look at him as 3-4-5 starter any up side from there is a plus. He is not being paid big money and there is no one else in the minors whose progress he is blocking.

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So Cabrera was pissed that Crisp bunted (stared him down) and then was pissed he was jumping around 3rd base (Balked).....could you imagine this guy in a big game at Fenway or Yankee Stadium in October?

Look at the make up of the pitchers the Red Sox are bringing up. Lester, Papelbon, and Buchholz. The fact that they are college guys who are mature and ready to jump in within a year or two. They are performing in a tense town and in playoff atmospheres every night and doing very well.

Why are the O's not able to get guys like them?

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Like it or not how he did it, Cabrera stood up to the Red Sox. When was the last time you could say that about an Oriole player? Too long the Orioles have just layed down for the Sox. Crisp embarrassed him with that little league move so he wanted to send a message that you don't do that. I've got to find a picture of him waving on the whole Red Sox dugout. A rivalry is finally born. Classic! :D

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