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If Manfred were a PC Commish


If Manfred were a PC Commish

Hey commish, I know you're getting ready to setup the playoff format for this year's piece of metal award, but just pointing something out:

User tomricketts has been intentionally losing in this league, and now he just traded away his best player. Please boot and ban him in a timely fashion!

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Not only has Rizzo been traded away, but the Cubs are paying his salary. The Yanks got a good ballplayer and a GREAT person.

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As a Yankees fan, the Cubs basically handed out a left first baseman with servicable defense, and paid the contract for them. I'm not the biggest Cashman fan but holy crap this was a fleece.

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As a Twins fan, I’m very familiar with this heartbreaking strategy. Not so much the past few years, but the Twinkies whole history has been filled with deals like this one - trade away great players before they leave for greener pastures, but at least try to get something back for them. For the Cubs, yeah maybe they got fleeced - impossible to tell, though, until a few years from now when we see how the prospects they received in the deal pan out.

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Yankees didnt get him free, they traded two higher rated prospects. Of course they might not pan out, but the Cubs were in a position where they had to get what they could for Rizzo, his contract is ending. Thought he was going to Red Sox, but we dont know what they offered. I'm not going to pretend to be a Cubs fan or a GM, but what else were they supposed to do but take whatever the best offer they got.

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If Manfred were a PC Commish...this game would not look anything like baseball. Most of us would likely not be here.

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Gus, I think you're not the only ones to go through that...

*Cough* Cleveland *cough*

Re: If Manfred were a PC Commish

Avilla meet Mr Kettle , Mr Kettle meet Avila

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As a Royals fan, Thank God Soler got hot this week!