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Old 11-23-2002, 05:11 PM
Jerry_Manuel Jerry_Manuel is offline
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Default Things wrong with baseball


I'll just list a few that I found interesting.

"How about enforcing the rules on transactions? How does Francisco Rodriguez, who wasn't even on the (Angels') 40-man roster on Sept. 15, manage to get on the playoff roster?
An AL executive
1. Teams that allow public relations to dictate personnel and organizational decisions.

I cannot believe what the Phillies have done this offseason," says one general manager. "But I almost hope they do end up signing Jim Thome for six years and $90 million, Tom Glavine for four years, David Bell for four years, then wonder what happened three years from now.

"They put all this pressure on themselves by jumping out and tying their credibility to how much money they can spend, without any concern about Thome's back or playing the field in a couple of years.
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