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Unassisted
05-13-2008, 04:46 PM
Since it helped break a slump, maybe this is something the Reds should do?

http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/mets/2008/05/whoa-nellie-figueroa-rips-nats.html


Whoa Nellie! Figueroa rips Nats' chants

Mild-mannered Nelson Figueroa was livid at the Washington Nationals on Monday night for what he described as bush-league chanting coming from their dugout.”They were cheerleading in the dugout like a bunch of softball girls,” Figueroa said after the Mets lost to Washington, 10-4, in the series opener. “I’m a professional, just like anybody else. I take huge offense to that. If that’s what a last-place team needs to do to fire themselves up, so be it. I think you need to show a little bit more class, a little bit more professionalism. They won tonight, but again, in the long run, they are who they are.”

Of course, Lastings Milledge was in the middle of the controversy.

“Well, what were we supposed to do? We’re not supposed to cater to anybody on the opposing team,” Milledge said. “We’re not going to cater to him or anybody else. We’ve been down the last couple of days and we wanted to get something going. And if he doesn’t like it, then he’s got to deal with it. Anybody don’t like it, they just have to deal with it.”

smith288
05-13-2008, 04:51 PM
I have no problems with this. Its sorta kidish but if it keeps the dugouts morale up...so be it.

pahster
05-13-2008, 04:51 PM
Figueroa could have tried to silence them by not pitching like crap...

smith288
05-13-2008, 04:55 PM
"They were cheering and it hurt my feewings"

Chip R
05-13-2008, 04:57 PM
I guess some people don't have better things to do with their time than to rip other teams for cheering.

MrCinatit
05-13-2008, 05:00 PM
If they are content with being the happiest last place club in baseball, then more power to them.

Team Clark
05-13-2008, 05:23 PM
What do they have to lose?? Why not?

klw
05-13-2008, 05:35 PM
Good to see the enthusiasm when they do well. It helps show that they still care and want to do well.

klw
05-13-2008, 05:46 PM
Figueroa was just DFA'd by the Mets
http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/

wally post
05-13-2008, 05:48 PM
After pitching badly and THEN complaining about something like this, it is no surprise he's DFA

smith288
05-13-2008, 05:49 PM
Figueroa was just DFA'd by the Mets
http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/
"There's no crying in basebaaaaaal"

http://www.uniphiz.com/library/hanks/hanks-240-270.jpg

RichRed
05-13-2008, 06:08 PM
Figueroa was just DFA'd by the Mets
http://www.mlbtraderumors.com/

Hope the Nats pick him up.

MartyFan
05-13-2008, 07:23 PM
Figueroa said it wasn't the cheering FOR their team that bothered him it was when they broke out they said he had a rubber arm that really was just over the line.

redsrule2500
05-13-2008, 07:39 PM
Sounds really dumb, gotta sort of agree wit Figueroa on this one.

Chip R
05-13-2008, 07:55 PM
Sounds really dumb, gotta sort of agree wit Figueroa on this one.


Whatever they are doing, I'm sure it's as annoying as hell but if you're a player, you need to worry about your own business.

BCubb2003
05-13-2008, 08:11 PM
The Reds bounce used to get on a few nerves. Apparently the Mets needed a pitcher, not a belly itcher.

Yachtzee
05-14-2008, 11:04 PM
The Reds bounce used to get on a few nerves. Apparently the Mets needed a pitcher, not a belly itcher.

To take Figueroa's place, the Mets have called up a guy named Nana Nana Boo Boo, who has a history of sticking his face in dog doo.

Chip R
05-14-2008, 11:08 PM
To take Figueroa's place, the Mets have called up a guy named Nana Nana Boo Boo, who has a history of sticking his face in dog doo.


I can't wait till they call up this guy they got from Taiwan, He-No Hitter.

Yachtzee
05-15-2008, 09:53 AM
I can't wait till they call up this guy they got from Taiwan, He-No Hitter.

Or Joe Batta. Rumor has it, Batta and his wife are swingers.

KronoRed
05-15-2008, 01:01 PM
Lets have them all sit quietly and golf clap every now and then.

Like real men ;)

deltachi8
05-15-2008, 01:19 PM
Figueroa said it wasn't the cheering FOR their team that bothered him it was when they broke out they said he had a rubber arm that really was just over the line.

He could have countered with Little baby batter can't control his bladder.

BCubb2003
05-15-2008, 01:50 PM
The best thing is the Nationals all get to have ice cream after the game.

Roy Tucker
05-15-2008, 02:32 PM
The best thing is the Nationals all get to have ice cream after the game.

Juice boxes and organic cookies.

BCubb2003
05-15-2008, 02:39 PM
Juice boxes and organic cookies.

No wonder they're 17-24.

mbgrayson
05-15-2008, 04:09 PM
No wonder they're 17-24.

Yeah ...at least we've won 18.....lol

Yachtzee
05-15-2008, 06:04 PM
Juice boxes and organic cookies.

No pizza party at the end of the season?