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Baker out

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by DyePack, Oct 2, 2006.

  1. DyePack

    DyePack New Member

    The next domino falls in 8 minutes.
  2. MC Sports Guy

    MC Sports Guy Member

    I'm not a Dusty apologist, but this bothers me for one big reason. Baker is more culpable for this Cubs debacle then general manager Jim Hendry. He put this team together with obvious and glaring deficiencies all over the roster, and he gets a free pass? That's bull shit.

    I agree, to an extent, that Baker had to go, but so should Hendry. He's the one that relied on Wood and Prior to lead the pitching staff, and he's the one that got outbid for players like Beltran and Furcal, despite a bottomless pit of a pocketbook. This is a sad day in Cubs history because Hendry is still in his office.
  3. Gold

    Gold Active Member

    I don't know that you could blame anybody for getting outbid for Furcal, because I thought the Dodgers paid too much for him.
  4. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I thought this was about tight end Chris Baker of some New York football team...
  5. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Well-Known Member

  6. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Aren't they all?
  7. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Lay off, man.
  8. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Touchy, touchy.

    Baseball season's over, for both of us. You should be enjoying the Bears, not worrying about the Cubbies.
  9. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Sorry, just got done watching the HBO doc on them. :'(
  10. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    It is interesting that Hendry keeps his job but the guys immediately above and below him on the food chain are out of work.

    But the fuckwits running this franchise could fuck up a one car funeral so I guess I shouldn't be surprised.
  11. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Tomorrow's front page of Trib sports will probably be black-bordered.

    At least Trib's sports editor doesn't have to embarass himself any further by mindlessly defending
    this loser.
  12. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    Girardi will be in place before the World Series is over.
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