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Old 07-16-2013, 05:51 PM
blandman blandman is offline
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Originally Posted by doublem23 View Post
There was one guy.
I believe that was munchman33 you're referring to. That guy was an epic bust.

Originally Posted by kobo View Post
But you're also assuming that Hahn has the freedom and ability to properly do his job. We have no idea what, if any, input KW still has on baseball decisions. We have no idea what Hahn was told when he took over the job. From my perspective it appears he was told he didn't have much room to go out and sign players and I also have a feeling it was an organizational decision, and not Hahn's alone, to go with Flowers and Viciedo this year. The organization is a mess right now; to try and pin everything on a guy who has been GM for less than a year and where we don't actually know how much authority he has in his role is a bit ridiculous.
You're right, I am assuming that. And perhaps the GM role isn't what it is in other organizations. But if that's the case, it doesn't matter whether I'm referring to Hahn or KW or Jerry Reinsdorf's horse, management needs to go for this to change. If Hahn wasn't calling the shots before, he isn't going to at any point.
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