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    Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    The Yankees signing Youk has my cousin, who is a Yankees fan, threatening to jump off the deep end, saying he's done as a Yankees fan, Youk is the one guy he could never root for, he can't believe his team would do this to him, yada yada yada.

    I'm not sure EVERY Yankees fan shares his level of disdain for this move, but needless to say, he's sickened.

    And it got me to thinking: is there one player you could just not stand to see in a Reds uniform? Now, this doesn't just have to be present. How about all-time? Is there a player, or players, past or present that would literally make you throw up if you had to watch them in a Reds uniform?

    A few guys come to my mind: present day, Chris Carpenter. He's a great pitcher, and a hell of a competitor. But I couldn't stand to root for him after all that's transpired.

    Other guys: Nyjer Morgan, Bill Hall, Chipper Jones (I respect his greatness now. As a young teen, I hated him and the Braves with a passion), Bobby Valentine as a manager (because he broke my 14 year old heart in 1999), and last, but not least, Gerald Laird. Why not Yadier, you say? At least the dude can play. Laird was a fat tub of lard yelling from the bench when he played about every 20th game.

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Ryan Doumit. He guy has always irritated me for some reason. I think it's the squinty eyes.
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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    I'll second Nyger Morgan. I can't even imagine being forced to watch his act every night. That's really about it.

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Low OBP Center Fielder who Dusty would bat leadoff.

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Sammy Sosa.
    Is it "next season" yet?

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Jim Edmonds...oh wait....

    Chris Carpenter.

    I couldn't stand to see him screaming at Votto and Cozart and Phillips for not flagging dwn every ball in the IF.

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Crybaby carpenter and Molina. If Tony ever manages in Cincy I'd be done as a reds fan. I don't care if he wins 4 straight World Series!
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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyder View Post
    If Tony ever manages in Cincy I'd be done as a reds fan. I don't care if he wins 4 straight World Series!
    I'd put up with FCB and Gallagirl if they could win us a world series.

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    That alcoholic, Jim Coombs. Punk.
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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Eh. Don't really care anymore. We're just rooting for laundry in the end.
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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Quote Originally Posted by Superdude View Post
    I'll second Nyger Morgan. I can't even imagine being forced to watch his act every night. That's really about it.
    I third Nyjer Morgan. I lost the small shreds of respect I had for him when he went in elbow high into Hanigan's throat.

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Quote Originally Posted by Always Red View Post

    Chris Carpenter.

    I couldn't stand to see him screaming at Votto and Cozart and Phillips for not flagging dwn every ball in the IF.
    If Crissy did that he would get punched in the face.
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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Current: Molina. He's a surprising prima donna who let's hecklers get under his skin and whines about it to the umps (had a fan thrown out of his seat behind home plate in Milwaukee a couple of seasons ago).

    Former: Barry Bonds.
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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    A-Rod

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    Re: Who would you LEAST like to see as a Red?

    Lance Armstrong.


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