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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #40 on: September 10, 2019, 08:23:01 am »
Coming unglued. Way worse than a WS hangover.

There has to be more to it than 76-67 following a WS title.  People get fired all the time for malfeasance of some sort or simply not being aligned with company management.  But management needs to address it, not make the staff handle the public relations. 
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #41 on: September 10, 2019, 08:32:17 am »
You still don’t get what he is telling you. Ty is trying to help. If you do not listen and learn, you will have a hard time. “Read more, post less” is excellent advice for everyone new, not only you.

Oh, I get it, Coach.  The glossary will help.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #42 on: September 10, 2019, 11:34:39 am »
“Read more, post less” is excellent advice for everyone new, not only you.

Hell, it's good advice for long-timers too.

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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #43 on: September 10, 2019, 11:41:23 am »
Hell, it's good advice for long-timers too.

I'll shut up.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #44 on: September 10, 2019, 12:02:37 pm »
Hell, it's good advice for long-timers too.

Indeed. Only way to avoid Cabrera.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #45 on: September 10, 2019, 12:43:29 pm »
Indeed. Only way to avoid Cabrera.

Cabrera, if you didn't know, is The Noid's cousin.

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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #46 on: September 10, 2019, 01:18:30 pm »
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #48 on: September 10, 2019, 02:12:29 pm »
Read less, post more!

+1 Maybe the chickenshit owners saw that Dombrowski was slowly doing to Boston what he did to Detroit, where he left the club saddled with big contracts and aging players with nothing in the farm system. Detroit sucks today because of Dombowski's ignoring of player development through the draft.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #49 on: September 10, 2019, 03:16:50 pm »
Y'all are making me blush.

Mr. Happy seems to be pointing in a very probable situation.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #50 on: September 10, 2019, 03:38:00 pm »
Mr. Happy seems to be pointing in a very probable situation.

Yup. I didn't realize the Boston's pipeline is as depleted as it apparently is. Breaks my heart.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #51 on: September 10, 2019, 03:45:08 pm »
Yup. I didn't realize the Boston's pipeline is as depleted as it apparently is. Breaks my heart.

They will have to spend their way out of it.

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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #52 on: September 10, 2019, 03:50:00 pm »
They will have to spend their way out of it.

No, no. Dig UP, stupid!
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #53 on: September 10, 2019, 04:00:55 pm »
They will have to spend their way out of it.

I think they already have obscene commitments for next year: Price ($32M), Sale ($30M), Bogaerts ($20M), JD Martinez ($23.75M, if he opts in), Pedroia ($13M, ouch), Rusney Castillo ($14.75M, anybody seen him lately?), Eovaldi ($17M). In fact, it looks like Vasquez is the only other guy under contract ($4M), and they've well short of a team. Lots of pre-arb and arb guys. Betts will cost them a fortune. They've already got $159+ in commitments. If Sale and Eovaldi are truly injured, Pedroia is washed up, and Castillo is still doing his disappearing act,, they are well and truly fucked. Baseball-reference estimates their payroll at $224M, $223M, and $238M for the next three years. Imagine what happens when they have to pay Devers.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #54 on: September 10, 2019, 04:10:46 pm »
My fervent hope is this reflects a fatal flaw in Boston's organization that will hamstring them in coming years.


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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #55 on: September 10, 2019, 04:13:03 pm »
My fervent hope is this reflects a fatal flaw in Boston's organization that will hamstring them in coming years.



Maybe Cora will instruct them in the Ways of Luhnow.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #56 on: September 10, 2019, 04:19:27 pm »
Maybe Cora will instruct them in the Ways of Luhnow.

Or maybe Agent Cora will return once his demolition work is complete


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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #57 on: September 10, 2019, 04:24:29 pm »
My fervent hope is this reflects a fatal flaw in Boston's organization that will hamstring them in coming years.

You and me both. But it demonstrates the difficulty of Luhnow's upcoming tasks. Cole presents a very difficult case in point: there's no denying his quality and value, but he may well receive offers along the line of $30M for 6 or 7 years. Do you make that commitment, knowing that you've got other guys coming in the pipeline that need to be paid too? Or do you thank him for his service and try to find other, younger replacements? Hard call.
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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #58 on: September 10, 2019, 04:57:52 pm »
You and me both. But it demonstrates the difficulty of Luhnow's upcoming tasks. Cole presents a very difficult case in point: there's no denying his quality and value, but he may well receive offers along the line of $30M for 6 or 7 years. Do you make that commitment, knowing that you've got other guys coming in the pipeline that need to be paid too? Or do you thank him for his service and try to find other, younger replacements? Hard call.

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Re: Shocker: RS @ 76-67 after loss to Yanks, Dombrowski is gone!
« Reply #59 on: September 10, 2019, 05:10:26 pm »
The Astros will never give a pitcher than many years...I think.
Totally agree. Three maybe, four unlikely.
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