Re: Selig mulling pardon for Rose
Originally Posted by M2
Trying to decipher the mind of Bud Selig here (always a risky proposition), but perhaps Rose's chances of reinstatement improve the longer the Reds stay in the hole. That's based on the theory that Bud figures he might need to throw Cincinnati fans a bone.
Mind you, many don't want or particularly care about that bone and those that do probably won't be any more interested in the current product, but I could see Bud thinking along those lines.
I would guess that Bob has his ear as well.
"My mission is to be the ray of hope, the guy who stands out there on that beautiful field and owns up to his mistakes and lets people know it's never completely hopeless, no matter how bad it seems at the time. I have a platform and a message, and now I go to bed at night, sober and happy, praying I can be a good messenger." -Josh Hamilton