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Piniella--Four game suspension.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 21, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    He probably asked for ten, and they're punishing him with only four.

    http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2891897
     
  2. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    Considering the Cubs won easily when Lou was suspended for Sunday's game, maybe this will jump-start the season for the team. Probably not, but you never know. Apparently the veterans are getting tired of the criticism from Lou in press conferences.
     
  3. ogre

    ogre Member

    One of the best meltdowns ever. Well worth four games. Nobody kicks a hat like Lou. The best part was that the play wasnt even close. Pagan was so completely out. Glad I was sitting on the third base side for that and had a good view.
     
  4. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    He should be arrested for inciting a riot.
     
  5. ogre

    ogre Member

    A riot? No. Mass littering? Yes.
     
  6. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    Watched the whole thing several times and NEVER saw him make contact with anything but his hat. But that hat was asking for it.
     
  7. JackyJackBN

    JackyJackBN Guest

    I think I had the over and the under on this one; seems about right.

    Hmmm, so the veteran Cubbies don't like the bright light of Lou's critiques. Maybe it's time for Mike Hargrove in Wrigley; he never criticizes a veteran, and it's close to his home in Cleveland. If the Cubs can only pry him loose from the M's...
     
  8. If some of those veterans knew how to play the game maybe they wouldn't seem so sensitive. Base running in particular has been atrocious.

    I'm close to disavowing all knowledge of the season, much as I did last year.
     
  9. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    Those wussies are just used to Dusty taking it so easy on them all the time.

    Accountability, dipshits. Have some. Don't want your coach to yell at you? Play better. Quit being morons.

    By the way, Sweet Lou got four games. Wellman got three.
     
  10. JackyJackBN

    JackyJackBN Guest

    Wellman got three from the Braves organization. I don't believe the league authorities have spoken yet. But I'm ready to be corrected.
     
  11. Hammer Pants

    Hammer Pants Active Member

    And the one who actually intitiated contact — the umpire — was not suspended.

    I'm not saying Lou didn't deserve a suspension. That's not my call. But I didn't see him intentionally make contact with an umpire.
     
  12. Claws for Concern

    Claws for Concern Active Member

    Wonder how Wellman explained what he was thinking during the part where he throws the "grenade"
     
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