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    Member medford's Avatar
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    From left-center

    Ok, I admit I haven't really checked out this portion of the website much since the Red's fad began, but have peaked in from time to time, so I apologize if I missed this somewhere:

    I had a thought this morning that is a little bit out of left field but not entirely out of the realm of possibility. What if St. Louis finishes their collapse and misses the playoffs? Would they fire Tony LaRussa? Knowing Castalleni's former connections with the St. Louis franchise would he consider possibly picking up LaRussa and getting rid of Narron?

    Now the possibility of all of this is probably less than 10% at the moment, but probably increases a tad IF the Cards miss the playoffs and IF Cast has any admiration for LaRussa should he be let go/quit.

    I'd love to watch/listen to Marty try to do his pregame show w/ LaRussa on a nightly basis. I think you could cut the tension that would exist.

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    Re: From left-center

    The real question is who would be responsible for cleaning up the remnants of George Grande's head after it explodes?
    Games are won on run differential -- scoring more than your opponent. Runs are runs, scored or prevented they all count the same. Worry about scoring more and allowing fewer, not which positions contribute to which side of the equation or how "consistent" you are at your current level of performance.

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    Re: From left-center

    How I loathe LaRussa.
    The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle

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    Frustrated Inc. Joseph's Avatar
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    Re: From left-center

    Don't come in here with threats like that!

    Championships for MY teams in my lifetime:
    Cincinnati Reds - 75, 76, 90
    Chicago Blackhawks - 10, 13, 15
    University of Kentucky - 78, 96, 98, 12
    Chicago Bulls - 91, 92, 93, 96, 97, 98

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    Re: From left-center

    Quote Originally Posted by RedsManRick View Post
    The real question is who would be responsible for cleaning up the remnants of George Grande's head after it explodes?
    "And the fact that watching him pitch is like having someone poop on your soul." FCB on Gary Majewski

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    Re: From left-center

    Narron is golden as far as Bobby C and Wayne Kriv are concerned. They keep saying it over and over. He's their man. Only Louie P would be considered and he ain't coming, so enjoy your Mayberry Jerry for at least two more years. Eat your spinach and enjoy it.
    "You only have to bat a thousand in two things; flying and heart transplants. Everything else you can go 4-for-5."
    -Beano Cook

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