What's the problem with sarcasm? If you aren't ripping someone personally, there shouldn't be a charge. I'm guilty as others when it comes to sarcasm. To some, sarcasm is better than the usual "status quo" DanO-is-a-loser-GM-quotes used over and over again.
Nothing against, say Krusty, but some of the trades are REALLY over the top. Krusty does take his part of the abuse, I'm not real sure of the sarcasm is directly pointed to him as a person. Heck, as much as I disagree with Krusty's trades, he at least has the cajones to spend someone's valuable electrons and get some of us thinking.
Plus, you figure the subject material that is the Cincinnati Reds, isn't exactly in top notch form. To relieve depression or outright disgust, sarcasm can be used as masking agent so we don't punch our computer monitors or kick the dog.
Just remember, there is a worse case scenario. You get Krono