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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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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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Old 03-31-2013, 06:33 PM
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...that's what happens when you install blue seats instead of green seats!
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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.
Truth.
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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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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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You'll hear no complaints about that 2nd one from me. Think about it.
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MLB needs to find a way to get Loira out of baseball, he has pretty much killed any possible future for baseball in Florida.
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I think the Marlins' main problem is Loria and that Commissioner Selig should pressure him to sell the team. A right owner can really make that thing work.
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MLB needs to find a way to get Loira out of baseball, he has pretty much killed any possible future for baseball in Florida.
Just like he pretty much killed any possible future for baseball in Montreal.
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Old 04-01-2013, 07:21 PM
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Just like he pretty much killed any possible future for baseball in Montreal.
This is true, he has destroyed two franchises. The difference is that Selig gave him a lot of help in killing Montreal.
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Old 04-01-2013, 08:17 PM
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This is true, he has destroyed two franchises. The difference is that Selig gave him a lot of help in killing Montreal.
The franchise Loria killed in Montreal is now a contender to represent the National League in the World Series.
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