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Reid Ryan phasing out
« on: November 07, 2019, 01:00:19 pm »
Astros announce that Reid Ryan will become”executive advisor, business operations” and that Jared Crane will lead business ops.


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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #1 on: November 07, 2019, 01:15:17 pm »
Astros announce that Reid Ryan will become”executive advisor, business operations” and that Jared Crane will lead business ops.


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Here's an excerpt from the statement:

https://twitter.com/MarkBermanFox26/status/1192514818151989248?s=19

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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2019, 02:09:13 pm »
Doesn’t sound like The Old Man is taking it well:

Mark Berman tweeted:
Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan says in a text message he will not continue in his role as an executive advisor to the owner of the #Astros: “I will not be back with the club and will leave it at that.”


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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #3 on: November 07, 2019, 02:12:28 pm »
Interesting about Reid. I wonder the inside story. Nolan Ryan is a world-class jerk who did nothing day to day but lend his name.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2019, 02:14:37 pm »
Doesn’t sound like The Old Man is taking it well:

Mark Berman tweeted:
Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan says in a text message he will not continue in his role as an executive advisor to the owner of the #Astros: “I will not be back with the club and will leave it at that.”


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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #5 on: November 07, 2019, 02:23:12 pm »
Interesting about Reid. I wonder the inside story. Nolan Ryan is a world-class jerk who did nothing day to day but lend his name.

The fact that they already announced Jared taking his place rather than searching for a replacement says to me that Jim wanted his son in the job to start grooming him, and shoved Reid out to make it happen.

I’ve seen speculation that this has something to do with the handling of Taubman but that makes no sense. If you’re looking for a fall guy then you make public that the move is for that reason.


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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #6 on: November 07, 2019, 02:42:41 pm »
The fact that they already announced Jared taking his place rather than searching for a replacement says to me that Jim wanted his son in the job to start grooming him, and shoved Reid out to make it happen.

I’ve seen speculation that this has something to do with the handling of Taubman but that makes no sense. If you’re looking for a fall guy then you make public that the move is for that reason.


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Yeah, well maybe. The press release was Reid’s ultimate responsibility. Seems more like your initial theory though. Reid is great at PR but is not a baseball guy. Nolan was a great pitcher who morphed into an ass.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #7 on: November 07, 2019, 02:47:51 pm »
Interesting about Reid. I wonder the inside story. Nolan Ryan is a world-class jerk who did nothing day to day but lend his name.

Does Nolan have an official position with the club? Will be interesting to see who is providing the wienies next season.

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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #8 on: November 07, 2019, 02:49:42 pm »
Interesting about Reid. I wonder the inside story. Nolan Ryan is a world-class jerk who did nothing day to day but lend his name.
I have seen what appeared to be a gracious side on rare occasions but Nolan has always been first and foremost a what-do-I-stand-to-gain-from-this kind of guy.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #9 on: November 07, 2019, 03:06:11 pm »
Owner Jim Crane: “Nolan Ryan’s contract with the Astros as an executive advisor runs through Feb/2020. If Nolan has decided to step down that is his decision. Nolan will always be welcome at Minute Maid Park and at any Astros-related activities.”


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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2019, 03:06:53 pm »
Does Nolan have an official position with the club? Will be interesting to see who is providing the wienies next season.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2019, 03:09:31 pm »
The optics on this are horrible. And after the Taubman fiasco. Is Crane tone-deaf?

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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #12 on: November 07, 2019, 03:33:33 pm »
The optics on this are horrible. And after the Taubman fiasco. Is Crane tone-deaf?

How are the optics horrible?
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #13 on: November 07, 2019, 03:35:59 pm »
I was about to bitch about nepotism and then I remembered that this is protesting Reid Ryan leaving, so...

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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #14 on: November 07, 2019, 03:49:11 pm »
I have seen what appeared to be a gracious side on rare occasions but Nolan has always been first and foremost a what-do-I-stand-to-gain-from-this kind of guy.

I might know a little more than you about how he really is.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #15 on: November 07, 2019, 03:49:47 pm »
The optics on this are horrible. And after the Taubman fiasco. Is Crane tone-deaf?

Bullshit.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #16 on: November 07, 2019, 03:50:57 pm »
I was about to bitch about nepotism and then I remembered that this is protesting Reid Ryan leaving, so...

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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #17 on: November 07, 2019, 04:12:00 pm »
The optics are only terrible for the Ryans.

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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #18 on: November 07, 2019, 04:19:09 pm »
I might know a little more than you about how he really is.
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Re: Reid Ryan phasing out
« Reply #19 on: November 07, 2019, 04:31:38 pm »
So is Dollar Dog Night no longer going to be sponsored by Nolan Ryan Beef?  #importantquestions
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