Archive for April, 2008

Reds History – How’s Wayne Measuring Up? – Not so well I guess

Thursday, April 24th, 2008

The Coach

“Everything is magnified at the beginning of the season,” says Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long. “It’s kind of ridiculous to think David Ortiz is going to hit .100 all year or Jason Giambi is going to hit .100 all year. Nobody pays as much attention if a guy has a similar stretch in the middle of the season.”

The General Manager

“I don’t know that we have the luxury of waiting two to three months for somebody to kick in because we can’t let this league or this division get away from us,” Toronto general manager J.P. Ricciardi told reporters after he cut Frank Thomas.

The Owner

“We’ve come to the point where we just aren’t going to lose anymore.”

Bob Castellini


Larry Bowa breaks 122 year old rule and probably a few blood vessels too.

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2008

Somewhere these two men are smiling

“One of the dumbest ejections I’ve ever had,”

Ed Montague, a 31-year veteran whose report to the Commissioner’s Office will also include how Bowa, in full tantrum mode Tuesday night, repeatedly bumped manager Joe Torre into the umpire during the ensuing meltdown.

Larry Bowa… a man born a century too late.