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  1. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    19 Oct '07 19:02
    So, what's he going to do now? I'd like to see him take a pay-cut to help a struggling team. I'd love to see him get The Rays going... imaging Joe in the East competing against the Yanks and Sox.

    What you say?!!

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  2. Standard member PocketKings
    Banned from edits
    19 Oct '07 19:14
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    So, what's he going to do now? I'd like to see him take a pay-cut to help a struggling team. I'd love to see him get The Rays going... imaging Joe in the East competing against the Yanks and Sox.

    What you say?!!

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    It's a shame the Phils signed manual back :'(

    Could of use a guy with the brain of Torre.

    You think he would actually want to go to a team that can't compete? If I were him I would call it quits and start playing more golf.
  3. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    19 Oct '07 19:14 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    So, what's he going to do now? I'd like to see him take a pay-cut to help a struggling team. I'd love to see him get The Rays going... imaging Joe in the East competing against the Yanks and Sox.

    What you say?!!

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    Maybe he'll end up with the Red Sox. They'll be looking for a new manager soon.
  4. 19 Oct '07 19:22
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    So, what's he going to do now? I'd like to see him take a pay-cut to help a struggling team. I'd love to see him get The Rays going... imaging Joe in the East competing against the Yanks and Sox.

    What you say?!!

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    Lou Piniella couldn't get the Rays going. What makes you think Torre could do any different?
  5. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    19 Oct '07 19:24
    Originally posted by PocketKings
    It's a shame the Phils signed manual back :'(

    Could of use a guy with the brain of Torre.

    You think he would actually want to go to a team that can't compete? If I were him I would call it quits and start playing more golf.
    Did you know that Yanks had not been to the playoffs in 13 years when they signed Joe?

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  6. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    19 Oct '07 19:31
    Originally posted by darvlay
    Lou Piniella couldn't get the Rays going. What makes you think Torre could do any different?
    Lou sucks winning only 52% of games in 21 seasons.

    Joe Crushes at 54% wins over 30 years.

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  7. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    19 Oct '07 19:34
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Did you know that Yanks had not been to the playoffs in [b]13 years when they signed Joe?

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    They were in the playoffs the year before they signed Joe and had the best record in baseball the year before that - which was, unfortunately, the strike year.
  8. Subscriber no1marauder
    It's Nice to Be Nice
    19 Oct '07 19:35
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Lou sucks winning only 52% of games in 21 seasons.

    Joe Crushes at 54% wins over 30 years.

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    He was 200 games under .500 before he got to manage Jeter, Rivera, Bernie, O'Neill, etc. etc. etc.
  9. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    19 Oct '07 19:47
    Originally posted by no1marauder
    They were in the playoffs the year before they signed Joe and had the best record in baseball the year before that - which was, unfortunately, the strike year.
    Wow, what happened with Buck Showalter?

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  10. 19 Oct '07 20:54
    The Rays are more in need of a fan base than a new manager.
  11. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    19 Oct '07 21:08
    Originally posted by BFR1
    The Rays are more in need of a fan base than a new manager.
    You get fans by winning...

    Wait, is this like Bill And Ted trying to figure out if they need a video, Eddie Van Halen, or to learn to play music first to become a great band?

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  12. 19 Oct '07 22:04
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    You get fans by winning...
    yep

    look at the d-backs

    no...wait

    look at boston
  13. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    19 Oct '07 22:26
    Originally posted by trevor33
    yep

    look at the d-backs

    no...wait

    look at boston
    Boston has been to playoffs several times in past 20 years. Most of them winning seasons.

    D-Backs have been to playoffs 4 times with 6 winning seasons out of 10 and a Ring.

    The Rays have never had a winning season, and have never been to the playoffs.

    Any more questions?

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  14. 20 Oct '07 01:29 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by darvlay
    Lou Piniella couldn't get the Rays going. What makes you think Torre could do any different?
    Lou Pinella could not get the Devil Rays management moving. All he asked for was the players and when he did not get them he left. At least give him credit for making the playoffs with the Cubs. Considering they are cursed this is the best he could have done for them.

    As for Torre, it seems that Mickey Mouse could manage the Yankees and make the play offs every year. How can you loose in an orgainziation that spends more on the pitching staff than the Devil Rays spend on their entire team?
  15. 20 Oct '07 03:15
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    So, what's he going to do now? I'd like to see him take a pay-cut to help a struggling team. I'd love to see him get The Rays going... imaging Joe in the East competing against the Yanks and Sox.

    What you say?!!

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    turned down $3 million...
    life must be rough...
    :'(
    poor Joe, too good for 3 mil...

    that's just pathetic...