But hey, by all means waste a 3 year $36 mil contract of a freaking pitcher you had an OPTION ON that ended up as one of the worst in the NL this year. Yeah, no need to wait it out to see if the guy who constantly has horrible first halves of the season wouldn't eventually not put it all together or anything. This front office is full of fools. Why don't you just sell the team Castelinni, you're not doing crap with it.
if we do nothing we might aswell say goodjob to whoever does b/c some1 will. we will be watching some1 else win also.
"Why's he keep callin' me meat? I'm the guy drivin' a Porsche." - Calvin LaLoosh
Moneyball = Mulder, Hudson, Zito
For me it is simple. I will not spend my discretionary income on a poor product. Doesn't matter to me if it is baseball games or laundry detergent. I have a budget, and I won't make room for something that is not going to be worth my while. Let me qualify this by saying that I have been to several games this year, paid 5 dollars for a hot dog and 6 dollars for a beer, yada yada. The Reds have hundreds if not thousands of my hard earned United States dollars. But I can't continue to spend like this if the product (team) does not improve. If this organization wants my money then they need to invest in the team. Just like Tide, Downy, etc. must invest in marketing, improving the product they ship, research and development, and compete for my money, so do the Reds. Why should I spend money in hopes that the Reds will improve the team and win. Why can't they field the best team that they can, and when they are a product that I want to purchase I will write checks. It isn't difficult, it's just being a good steward of my family's money.