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Yep. They whacked Girardi.

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by beefncheddar, Oct 3, 2006.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    I told you. Gonzalez was in the parking lot, honking his horn for Girardi to hurry up and get the hell out of his space.
  2. Smasher_Sloan

    Smasher_Sloan Active Member

    Hope and pray it's not Lopes. He's the worst.
  3. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    Is Girardi the second coming of Showalter?
  4. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    maybe, but it's a little early to make that determination after one year under a nutbag owner.
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    For those in the know, what makes Girardi a prick? Not debating it, but I've heard that many times both when he was a player and now as a manager. Dirt please.

    And what makes Loria a pric- ... never mind. Webby doesn't have enough bandwith.
  6. shotglass

    shotglass Guest

    I've never met either man, and Jeffrey Loria does seem like quite the assclown.

    But Joe Girardi also failed to learn what successful people learn early on ... when to keep your mouth shut and just grit your teeth.
  7. Columbo

    Columbo Active Member

  8. ballscribe

    ballscribe Active Member

    Girardi probably has more money than Loria, who doesn't have nearly as much as people think. And he's got a couple more rings. So he probably feels entitled to tell Loria to shut his piehole ;)
  9. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Helllloooooo . . . Girardi knows very well he's not going to be unemployed for any uncomfortable
    length of time . . .
  10. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    So if Girardi goes to the Cubs, what does this do for Razor Shines -- stay in Charlotte another season?
  11. Oz

    Oz Well-Known Member

    Buster Olney would dispute you on this ...

    ... The Marlins' firing of Joe Girardi was quick and to the point, in the end. Girardi may have strong opinions, he may believe strongly in his own opinions, but it's worth considering his side of this:

    1. From the outset, nobody was totally honest with him about the degree to which the Marlins intended to cut their payroll. Girardi was stunned by the roster slashing but was still professional and never complained publicly.

    2. After Girardi's confrontation with owner Jeffrey Loria, there was a concerted effort within the front office to damage Girardi's public reputation, through newspaper leaks about confrontations and disagreements that he had with the front office staff. And again, Girardi maintained his professionalism and did not fire back.

    3. In the end, the Marlins played far above expectations, with the players responding to Girardi.
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