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Old 03-31-2013, 12:12 PM
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The Miami Herald has a piece today about Marlins Park, open for one year. Let's just say it has become quite a mess for the Miami Marlins and their owner, Jeffrey Loria.

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Old 03-31-2013, 12:25 PM
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Big story on Loria in the print edition of S.I. last week (with Gonzaga on the cover). He insists he didn't dupe anybody and that in the long run trading away all those guys will result in the team being better.



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Old 03-31-2013, 12:29 PM
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Big story on Loria in the print edition of S.I. last week (with Gonzaga on the cover). He insists he didn't dupe anybody and that in the long run trading away all those guys will result in the team being better.



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I suppose that "was the plan all along." With him in MLB, Ricketts will never win the Clown of the Year award.
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Old 03-31-2013, 12:42 PM
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Is the SEC still investigating the city (county?) government and the ballpark deal?
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Old 03-31-2013, 01:27 PM
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It is a mess but despite everything that franchise has 2 WS championships in the last 15 years. Go figure.
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Old 03-31-2013, 05:34 PM
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Well they bought the first one (who says money can't buy happiness?) as far as the second one, they had some good talent, caught a few breaks and rode the wave. It happens.

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If you claim to be losing money operating an MLB franchise in this day and age, you are either a liar or a complete ****ing buffoon.
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If you claim to be losing money operating an MLB franchise in this day and age, you are either a liar or a complete ****ing buffoon.
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