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Thread: How Would You Rate O'Brien's First Year As GM?

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    Re: How Would You Rate O'Brien's First Year As GM?

    Quote Originally Posted by M2
    All DanO managed to do was get a repeat of that pattern in 2004. Same feel-good first half, followed by the same feel-bad second half. Nothing gained. Nothing established. .
    And let's not forget, Time is NOT on DanO's side here. His farm is bare, and his offense is going to get expensive on him in a hurry.

    Within 2-3 years, it's likely that most or all of Dunn, Kearns, LaRue, and Jimmeniz will have to be unloaded due to salary. When that happens, say goodbye to our offense, because there's nothing in the pipeline to replace them.

    So by doing practically nothing all year, DanO left the parking break off, and the little Red machine rolled a little closer to the cliff.
    Thank you Walt and Bob for going for it in 2010-2014!

    Nov. 13, 2007: One of the greatest days in Reds history: John Allen gets the boot!

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    Re: How Would You Rate O'Brien's First Year As GM?

    Quote Originally Posted by Krusty
    Funny that I never seen the criticism directed at O'Brien in just one year compared to the 10 years Bowden was at the helm.

    Go figure.
    Bowden conspicuously tried.

    That's the difference.
    Makes all the routine posts.


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