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  • Gjm130
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    I see alot of Expo fans here!! (including me)

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  • TonyStarks
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    Did anyone watch the Marlins President stand up on that Podium and say, "This is NOT a fire-sale!"

    What a disgrace...he had the nerve. He said that a fire sale is when they put out a booth and say come and get it...first come first serve and that's not what they did.

    It's a damn shame. I would love to have South Miami keep it's baseball team, but Loria is basically holding them hostage. He wants a Retractable roof stadium or he's going to move!

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  • TonyStarks
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    Originally posted by Mattingly
    Since the Yanks were told it would take both Chien-Ming Wang and Robinson Cano to get Juan Pierre, what would it take to get D-Train?
    I found it funny that they wanted Wang and Cano from the Yanks, but then took Mitre and some Mid-Level prospects in return for Pierre.

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  • Mattingly
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    So what exactly will the starting team be on Opening Day?

    From Matt's infamous Yesterday's News:

    Loria addresses the future of the Marlins
    Owner says lack of stadium deal is direct cause of trades

    DALLAS -- Build it and the payroll will again increase. Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria echoed that sentiment on Monday at the Winter Meetings.

    Until the Marlins have the security of a new retractable-roof stadium in the Miami area, or elsewhere, the organization will no longer sustain significant financial losses. At an impasse with South Florida regarding a new building, the Marlins have received permission to seek relocation.

    In the meantime, the club is seriously slashing payroll. On Monday, the Marlins officially traded catcher Paul Lo Duca, and the remaining $12.5 million on his contract, to the Mets for two Minor League pitching prospects.

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  • ndistops
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    Pierre's gone too.

    http://chicago.cubs.mlb.com/NASApp/m...=.jsp&c_id=chc

    You'll like Pinto and Nolasco, though. They're both good prospects.

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  • Mattingly
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    Originally posted by KingJ
    D-Train won't be traded as he is still getting paid the league minimum (not really fire sale eligible).
    Dontrelle Willis only makes $378k. That's gruesomely low.

    I remember a few years ago, Albert Pujols was making very little. I personally don't think that Juan Pierre may be worth the two ex-rookies the Yanks used so often in 2005, but D-Train surely would be.

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  • KingJ
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    Originally posted by Mattingly
    Since the Yanks were told it would take both Chien-Ming Wang and Robinson Cano to get Juan Pierre, what would it take to get D-Train?

    D-Train won't be traded as he is still getting paid the league minimum (not really fire sale eligible).

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  • Mattingly
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    Since the Yanks were told it would take both Chien-Ming Wang and Robinson Cano to get Juan Pierre, what would it take to get D-Train?

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  • TonyStarks
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    Miguel won't be moved he's got about 2-3 more years before his 6 are up...and then Willis has another 2 I believe before his six...therefore there is no reason for the Marlins to move them.

    Plus, if Loria is going to move the franchise then he will need at least a star or two to market and get the stadium he's selling his soul for.

    I still don't understand why MLB doesn't step in and stop him!

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  • Yankee Legend
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    Why don't we just start a new game.

    With LoDuca gone lets try and guess who will be the next one to go.

    Will it be Miguel Cabrera????Dontrelle Willis?????Juan Pierre??????

    Seriously though, its become obvious that the Marlins are ODing on the salary dumping. Ive heard of thinning the budget but this is simply ridiculous

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  • DoubleX
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    Originally posted by Dasperp
    I hope the Florida investors join the Montreal ones and sue him once the Marlins are moved. I have no doubt that this is the end of major league baseball in Miami. Loria has now successfully destroyed two major league franchises so he can get a shiny new stadium and make more money.
    Agreed. I can't believe MLB tolerates this guy and his tactics. He is the epitome of everything that's wrong in the game, and perhaps our society as well. I feel badly for the fans in Montreal and South Florida, and any other city that inherits a team owned by Jeffrey Loria.

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  • Dasperp
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    I hope the Florida investors join the Montreal ones and sue him once the Marlins are moved. I have no doubt that this is the end of major league baseball in Miami. Loria has now successfully destroyed two major league franchises so he can get a shiny new stadium and make more money.

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  • Atlanta Braves Freak
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    Luis Castillo has been traded and this can officially be called a fire sale.

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  • KingJ
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    It looks like D-Train will be your highest paid player at 378,500 by the time this is over.

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  • HDH
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    One Sided Trades

    The trades being made by the Marlins at this point seem excessively extreme. This is the part of MLB which I can do wthout.

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