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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

Are you kidding me? The Red Sox are more worried about setting up their rotation for the playoffs then Cabrera. They will not be intimated by a guy who will be looking for a job in another month. They will protect their hitters if they need to.

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Just saw the video -- man, he's a big guy. For all the jawing they did, I didn't exactly see any Sox rushing out to confront him.

Two reasons for that:

1. Cabrera didn't start his, "Let me at 'em," tough guy routine until two umps, a manager, and about thirty players were between him and whoever he was yelling at from way out in the infield.

2. Unlike the Orioles, the Red Sox are actually going places, and couldn't be bothered getting into pissing contests with pitchers who get all upset because they have no composure on the mound.

Crisp embarrassed him with that little league move

Yea, that "Little League" move of leading off of third and moving around. How dare he do something like that to someone as emotionally fragile as Daniel Cabrera. That should be against the rules!

What if they said something really offensive and racist?

Wow, you're a clown. Your childish hatred of another team is making you say dumb things. You should go for a walk.

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Don't mess with the Cabrera! :)

Here is a picture of a VERY unintelligent, immature athlete. DUMB KID !!

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Two reasons for that:

1. Cabrera didn't start his, "Let me at 'em," tough guy routine until two umps, a manager, and about thirty players were between him and whoever he was yelling at from way out in the infield.

2. Unlike the Orioles, the Red Sox are actually going places, and couldn't be bothered getting into pissing contests with pitchers who get all upset because they have no composure on the mound.

Yea, that "Little League" move of leading off of third and moving around. How dare he do something like that to someone as emotionally fragile as Daniel Cabrera. That should be against the rules!

Wow, you're a clown. Your childish hatred of another team is making you say dumb things. You should go for a walk.

Great first post.

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If no one else is going to be with JTrea on this, I might as well stand with him. I love Daniel Cabrera. I don't care what Boston did or did not do tonight, they've had that coming to them for a while now. It's just a shame Cabrera didn't go Farnsworth on a couple of them.

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If no one else is going to be with JTrea on this, I might as well stand with him. I love Daniel Cabrera. I don't care what Boston did or did not do tonight, they've had that coming to them for a while now. It's just a shame Cabrera didn't go Farnsworth on a couple of them.

I have to say, it seems weird that Trembley was arguing so vehemently. I certainly hope there was something done to instigate him. Then again, there's no excuse for acting like a child except possibly being a child.

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If no one else is going to be with JTrea on this, I might as well stand with him. I love Daniel Cabrera. I don't care what Boston did or did not do tonight, they've had that coming to them for a while now. It's just a shame Cabrera didn't go Farnsworth on a couple of them.

JTrea is a bit too way out there on this for me to "stand with him", but I will continue to back Cabrera.

Obviously, tonight was about frustration boiling over, which I certainly understand as someone who cares about the Orioles.

I don't think he was trying to hurt Pedroia with the pitch, but simply send a message in response to some bench jockey and personal frustration. Years ago, this wouldn't have even qualified as an incident, but baseball moves closer and closer to requiring the players to wear skirts (to paraphrase Whitey Herzog).

The worst part of the whole night to me was hearing Boston fans (again) chanting 'Let's Go Red Sox' while the teams were milling about on the field.

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JTrea is a bit too way out there on this for me to "stand with him", but I will continue to back Cabrera.

Obviously, tonight was about frustration boiling over, which I certainly understand as someone who cares about the Orioles.

I don't think he was trying to hurt Pedroia with the pitch, but simply send a message in response to some bench jockey and personal frustration. Years ago, this wouldn't have even qualified as an incident, but baseball moves closer and closer to requiring the players to wear skirts (to paraphrase Whitey Herzog).

The worst part of the whole night to me was hearing Boston fans (again) chanting 'Let's Go Red Sox' while the teams were milling about on the field.

I agree about the whole "skirt" thing, I think baseball brawls are great, actually...but there's a time and a place for everything.

And taking out frustration because you were so stupid to not PITCH FROM THE STRETCH and then BALK by throwing at the guy at the plate who has nothing to do with anything is just downright dumb. It's akin to giving up a 450 foot grand slam and then drilling the next batter in the back because you don't have the testicular fortitude to live with your mistake.

Both are bush league. Cabrera was bushleague tonight.

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JTrea is a bit too way out there on this for me to "stand with him", but I will continue to back Cabrera.

Obviously, tonight was about frustration boiling over, which I certainly understand as someone who cares about the Orioles.

I don't think he was trying to hurt Pedroia with the pitch, but simply send a message in response to some bench jockey and personal frustration. Years ago, this wouldn't have even qualified as an incident, but baseball moves closer and closer to requiring the players to wear skirts (to paraphrase Whitey Herzog).

The worst part of the whole night to me was hearing Boston fans (again) chanting 'Let's Go Red Sox' while the teams were milling about on the field.

It was really, really loud. I was in sec. 61 and the stadium was shaking.

Watching the game live, we honestly couldn't figure out what had happened. I saw the balk, then suddenly there was a lot of yelling and everyone was on the field. On the replay, Pedroia would have been well within his rights to be very upset, but it seemed like others got upset on his behalf rather than him losing it. He just sort of stood there. My first hypothesis was that Cabrera was mad at himself and took it out on Pedroia, the second hypothesis was that Crisp kind of sauntered home a little slowly after the balk and that got Cabrera's gander up. Somebody on the Sox bench must have been yelling after the ball missed Pedroia, because Ramon Hernandez turned and started screaming at someone, and that's when the benches emptied. I am actually glad Cabrera was ejected. The next inside pitch would have started a much worse brawl, and if he can't even keep his composure after a balk, he would have just totally lost it anyway. It was probably better for the O's that he was yanked.

The one thing I especially noticed was how absolutely stupid it looks when the bullpens run in. They jog all that way just to mill around, and then go sit down again. It looks much more idiotic in person than on TV.

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While he shouldn't have thrown that close to his head or threw his glove down and tried to fight...I think it's naive to think that the Red Sox didn't say something to instigate it. Look at how animated Ramon Hernandez got. Cabrera was basically ready to start playing again, and the Sox players obviously said something and kept it going.

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