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Flamer
10-03-2009, 01:26 PM
http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=AvdHorPtAgUfCTSgOsKYWUs5nYcB?slug=ap-bluejays-ricciardifired&prov=ap&type=lgns

About time. Those deals he gave to Wells, Ryan and Rios should have done him in sooner.

Ugh, I see this is posted in another thread.

Noneck
10-03-2009, 04:39 PM
When Ricciardi is knocked for signing Rios, remember the Sox in effect just took that 5yr 60m deal.

A. Cavatica
10-03-2009, 05:38 PM
The Halladay circus couldn't have helped.

ewokpelts
10-05-2009, 12:44 PM
mlb network talking heads blame the many botched halladay trades for jp's firing

jabrch
10-05-2009, 04:00 PM
IMO Ricciardi was on the very short list of worst GMs ever. He had time, money and a strong core of homegrown players, and never did ****. On top of that, he came off as an arrogant schmuck.

oeo
10-05-2009, 04:07 PM
The Halladay circus couldn't have helped.

He created every bit of it and was never serious about trading him in the first place.

jabrch
10-05-2009, 04:10 PM
The Halladay circus couldn't have helped.

Why?

He could have traded him.

He could have not continually changed his PUBLIC position on it.

He could have done a better job going into the season with a capable team so it never came down to this.

Tragg
10-05-2009, 09:19 PM
Riccardi's terrible and his buddy Shaprio isn't much better. Shapiro won't give Cliff Lee any money, but he'll sign Kerry Wood for 10 Mill a year. Nice.