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    Im through with this GM

    man, I dont understand our GM at all. Youve got a rookie reliever (Cooter) who finally gets it and they send him down to AAA. Couple of weeks ago Cueto pitched up in AAA threw some shut out innings, got sent down to AA. Livingston throws some shutout innings earlier in the year and he gets sent down to AAA. Coffey runs in from the bullpen and gives up a homerun an inning and gets new contract. Im frustrated as hell.

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    Re: Im through with this GM

    I am not making excuses for Wayne...

    However, this team is 11 games back and in 5th place on August 8. In other words this team is going nowhere this year. Therefore, things must be looked at in the long term and not the short term. So I hope Wayne and his braintrust are doing what is best for the long term.
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by icehole3 View Post
    man, I dont understand our GM at all. Youve got a rookie reliever (Cooter) who finally gets it and they send him down to AAA. Couple of weeks ago Cueto pitched up in AAA threw some shut out innings, got sent down to AA. Livingston throws some shutout innings earlier in the year and he gets sent down to AAA. Coffey runs in from the bullpen and gives up a homerun an inning and gets new contract. Im frustrated as hell.
    I think Coffey got the new contract and then gave up a homerun an inning.

    Dunno if that makes you less or more frustrated.
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Sorry, I know this is off topic, but I just noticed Nate's avatar. That album contains "Watermelon Man" which was Ted Williams's favorite song, although I believe he preferred an earlier version also by Herbie Hancock.
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by Spitball View Post
    Sorry, I know this is off topic, but I just noticed Nate's avatar. That album contains "Watermelon Man" which was Ted Williams's favorite song, although I believe he preferred an earlier version also by Herbie Hancock.
    Right on. Probably the version popularized by Mongo Santamaria.

    The version on Headhunters (the album cover in my avatar) is decidedly more electric and funky!
    "Bring on Rod Stupid!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by nate View Post
    Right on. Probably the version popularized by Mongo Santamaria.

    The version on Headhunters (the album cover in my avatar) is decidedly more electric and funky!
    Very apt - the Reds could use a little electric and funky right now.

    I agree though that we need to be looking long term for now. This season is shot. I'm not going to lose a lot of sleep over Coffey being here or not. I figure with Freel most likely gone for the season, there will be some position player called up in the next couple of days. Cout'll be okay in Louisville for a bit.

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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by RedFanAlways1966 View Post
    So I hope Wayne and his braintrust are doing what is best for the long term.
    You mean like calling up Eddie Guardado, hanging on to Stanton, and demoting Coutlangus?
    Last edited by Redsland; 08-08-2007 at 10:14 AM.
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by Redsland View Post
    You mean like calling up Eddie Guardado, hanging onto Stanton, and demoting Coutlangus?
    Why do I have a feeling next year's bullpen is going to look an awful lot like this year's? Add Guardado and Majic to this years group and you have the 2008 bullpen.
    Last edited by BRM; 08-08-2007 at 10:19 AM.

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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by Spitball View Post
    Sorry, I know this is off topic, but I just noticed Nate's avatar. That album contains "Watermelon Man" which was Ted Williams's favorite song, although I believe he preferred an earlier version also by Herbie Hancock.
    I prefer the version By New Grass Revival myself

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    Quote Originally Posted by westofyou View Post
    I prefer the version By New Grass Revival myself
    There's also the Bill Haley version. Very popular with the surfers!

    Little known fact, Bill Haley doesn't like Wayne Krivsky.

    At least he wouldn't if he was still alive.
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by nate View Post
    There's also the Bill Haley version. Very popular with the surfers!

    Little known fact, Bill Haley doesn't like Wayne Krivsky.

    At least he wouldn't if he was still alive.

    Bill or Wayne?
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    This team needs starters.. and I think that is the reasoning why we are seeing 13 pitchers and not 13 bats. We only have 2 starters who can get it past 6 innings with some consistancy.. Belisle, Livingston, and Dumatrait.. you don't know how long they can go.

    I honestly feel this team doesn't have a plan at least not now..
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Do we really have to call Coutlangus "Cooter"?
    We'll burn that bridge when we get to it.

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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by registerthis View Post
    Do we really have to call Coutlangus "Cooter"?

    Some call him "The Tongue"
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    Re: Im through with this GM

    Quote Originally Posted by Chip R View Post
    Some call him "The Tongue"
    How about "The Lefty Licker?"
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