cost of ciprofloxacin drops purchase plendil pills tadalis sx coupons cipla eas site hydrochlorothiazide buy uk best online pharmacy review xanax cafergot discount cheap digoxin free delivery what is levoxyl for thyroid can order aricept canada ditropan 5mg tablets side effects 50 mg of prednisone side effects reviews on allied van lines moving company magna rx en costa rica buy tadapox bulk best cialis soft prices 20mg buy cafergot online pharmacy frozen acai berries sale arimidex cheap what does mestinon do canadian celebrex online does doxycycline have a shelf life what is rosuvastatin drugs resources for alliteration cheap cefixime 100 mg how long does it take for remeron to leave your system stats group houston tx isoptin sr 240 mg tablets celexa tablets buy unisom jacksonville florida order evista 60mg india muscle generic zanaflex online sale moduretic buy metformin online in usa overnight pharmacy bupron sr view topic cvs pharmacy puerto rico job application valacyclovir hcl 1 gram tab where can i buy doxycycline in singapore research grade brahmi levofloxacin alcohol intake generic zanaflex no prescription buy ventolin from canada buy erythromycin online india cheap albenza 40 mg fucidin no rx acai berry pills and weight loss testosterone replacement therapy before and after pictures reviews on depo-provera birth control prednisone tablets from buy where purchase abana aygestin uk brand name pulmicort inhaler maximum dosage best herbal viagra alternatives buspirone buy no prescription estrace generico italiano where to get legit nolvadex us pharmacy online lasix what is xenical diet pill buy naprosyn 500mg generic zyrtec for children calan dosage recommended thc pills for sale phenergan delivery permethrin boots chemist lisinopril 40 mg tab side effects topamax cost australia content control vodafone bypass reid viagra for sex offenders buy nexium boots amitriptyline 100 cheap rhinocort research grade apcalis sx canada order tenormin erythromycin coupons miglior sito per comprare viagra calcium carbonate buy canada amaryl drug in usa pharmacy zovirax buy on line evista online legally buy noroxin without a script can you buy hoodia online how to answer questions to get viagra fexofenadine uk over counter furosemide manufacturers in india walgreens mail order pharmacy reviews how much is ayurslim tablets urispas order tinidazole for sale philippines hyaluronic acid uk buy antabuse generic available bactrim ds order lexapro from australia without prescription legal buy zithromax online canada best drugstore mineral powder 2012 cheapest propecia us us pharmacy online isoptin mobic 7.5 mg tablet viagra shop australia is zovirax cream safe to use during pregnancy amantadine usa cvs prices coreg 40 mg side effects cephalexin drug in canada pharmacy lady era online price cleocin gel discount safe place order sumycin buy ephedraxin boots pharmacy buy furosemide with visa motilium online paxil canada overnight delivery how to get florinef drug singulair over the counter uk can you get flovent over the counter amitriptyline medication migraines how long for inderal to take effect cheap brand levitra buy online astelin visa nitroglycerin online order 24 hour pharmacy toronto canada lanoxin coupons endep for nerve pain billig pariet online kaufen seroquel quetiapine i pill clozaril website finder discount canadian pharmacy wellbutrin sr cheap tadacip uk meri adalat hindi movie watch online where do i buy medrol claravis side effects back pain health canada lariam zanaflex abuse symptoms prandin order canada accutane hair loss after european pharmacy network medrol dose pack number pills price increase doxycycline where can i buy aspirin for dogs how to use erythromycin-benzoyl peroxide topical gel buy levitra with saturday delivery buy brand levitra boots prescription zetia terbinafine dosage for dogs where to buy nitroglycerin pills buyers of triamterene canada effexor and alcohol abuse accutane pills cost how much amitriptyline to get high mail order pharmacy jobs florida aciclovir over counter buy cheap acai berry florinef online pay paypal what is rumalaya liniment for is it safe to buy medication online buy ciplox with no rx viagra force online cheap genuine amitriptyline online premarin sales 2009 buy furosemide hong kong cheap tretinoin 0,05 order flonase celexa vs prozac reviews buy viagra 50mg online endep best price albendazole 400 mg uses sertraline dosage for ocd black stone like viagra ondansetron iv max dose suppliers of celadrin in us can you buy generic toprol xl medicine buy dramamine 50 diclofenaco de potassio pra que serve casodex sold over counter buy pletal without a prescription from canadian pharmacy anafranil spain over counter symptoms chlamydia in men buy albendazole zentel shatavari buyers india no prescription medication generic accutane buy emsam 100mg online chlamydia treatment antibiotics side effects serevent rxlist finpecia 360 pills what kind of drugs are ampicillin and gentamicin pharmacy cheapest zyloprim in the uk clomid prices in south africa generic viagra price in india serpina lawsuit sale pharmacy generic cialis nymphomax 100mg cheap acomplia rimonabant blog what type of medication is furosemide buy ampicillin in australia ciprofloxacin ear drops in pregnancy where can i get synthroid pills actoplus met cheapest rate price increase sinemet buy levitra super active in usa where to buy colchicine drugs online lisinopril pills look like azathioprine spc best generic paroxetine sites buy tadacip online thru paypals cialis professional canada overnight delivery is generic cephalexin available in usa cost of lamictal 200mg acheter oro medrol accutane online best price 40 mg canadian pharmacy diovan hct where to buy zantac for babies exelon from india top 10 online prilosec sites to buy isoniazid watch 1 guy 1 jar actual video donde puedo comprar requip levothroid comprar can you buy cialis sublingual in ireland online drug shop prescription compare prices revia online lamictal purchase buy renagel online no prescription us how to buy methotrexate in london crestor dose in renal failure online orlistat purchase safe hyzaar buy buy propranolol online us no prescription how much will mentat ds syrup cost buy synthroid online no rx where can i buy florinef in canada purchase skelaxin online is tamoxifen better than arimidex buy mentat cheap how to treat chlamydia and gonorrhea at the same time i took 100 mg of fluoxetine cheap cytotec usa ajanta pharma limited. mumbai india duphalac for men in usa arthritis knee replacement order rumalaya overnight desyrel medication where to buy buy cheap zebeta using pay pal dapoxetine#md where to buy doxycycline with visa buy mebendazole online canada septilin sirop online eulexin medication order where to buy betnovate scalp application cheap generic venlor overnight delivery 24 hour boots pharmacy manchester medrol ivf fet sending medicine by royal mail generic pills for innopran xl robaxin 500mg suppliers shortage of alli minocin pellet filled capsules mobic order canada where coumadin cancer some clomid now very cheap buspar antabuse online kopen isoptin uk buy prograf prices at costco plavix where to purchase where to buy fertility drugs online gasex himalaya herbal discount lanoxin mg what do aleve pills look like mupirocin calcium cream acne forzest italiano can you buy rumalaya over the counter buy promethazine australia viagra recreational buy alligator gar uk canadian top 10 brands of metformin in india allegra d no longer available by prescription nolva and arimidex on cycle buy rumalaya forte best penegra prices order pharmacy buy erythromycin buy colchicine with generic craigslist apt/housing for rent in londonderry nh generic pills for xeloda pariet over counter uk kamagra-100 mg tablets rosuvastatin dose equivalence cheapest drug diovan how much is femara without insurance medicine cozaar where am i now get finpecia toronto eurax from usa tadalafil and cialis the same purchase abilify 1 pharmacy aripiprazole eurax crotamiton 10 cream increasing amitriptyline dosage what is the closest medication to nexium lasix drug card voltaren diovan tegretol can lisinopril cause you to gain weight is voltaren over the counter in canada stromectol australia price cheapest cholestoplex tablets uk can you still buy phenergan canadian sinequan tablet is there a sex drug for women enalapril dosage in children online minocin purchase pyridium comprare buy accutane 4 mg online plavix sales representative glucophage 10 mg cost nizoral anti dandruff shampoo india comprar seroflo en argentina lotrisone online overnight mircette next day delivery erexin-v generic 2013 drugs alphagan without script nymphomax now what kind of drug is lopressor ventolin inhaler side effects babies where to buy generic valtrex cost of indocin without insurance liposafe drugstore.com what is cephalexin oral suspension used for brand name levitra online side effects of trazodone overdose atacand medication overnight delivery donde comprar prandin phenamax drugstore.com health canada tretinoin 0,05 vytorin canadian source medrol online forum pilex tablete 100 danner boots promo code 2011 lamisil tablets price craigslist killer long island 2012 strattera without a rx cheap ayurslim free delivery viagra cyprus zovirax 400 mg used atrovent lawsuit amoxicillin 875 mg tooth infection buy erexin-v online pharmacy buy phexin with paypal esomeprazole magnesium trihydrate spc diflucan - usa made buy no prescription buy grifulvin v visa what is rumalaya gel cuanto cuestan las pastillas alli en mexico smirnoff ice strawberry acai price buuy cialias daily use brand cialis delivery buy online pulmicort generic cheap depo provera vial fda loses injunction against vet-compounding pharmacy where can i buy voltaren gel in canada best generic grifulvin v sites urispas prices at costco reviews on citalopram what is revia drugs how long to take premarin cream comprar hytrin portugal 2mg alprazolam no prescription how to use zovirax eye ointment furosemide for sale usa cheap hytrin usa safe furosemide no prescription purchase flagyl er pills buy viagra 10 mg sarafem without prescription miami order avandamet online uk ordering medrol usa ed meds online that use pay pale comprar advair diskus portugal xeloda no rx best retino-a cream 0,05 prices serevent diskus generic equivalent buying estrace for dogs buy cheap aldactone online generic singulair without rx xeloda drug class get diflucan online buy keppra online no prescription united states strattera discount online eulexin online order how to import live contacts to gmail apo-azithromycin 250 mg and alcohol vipps on line for viagra elocon 100mg tablet cost cialis walmart pharmacy cyklokapron with no rx sildenafil citrate 100mg fluoxetine cost uk zocor generic 2013 drugs wpf content control aripiprazole lowest price plavix drugstore.com what can i buy with paypal money how to get a prescription for lexapro buy synthroid online no prescription us generic claritin walmart marin american indian alliance erythromycin usa no prescription cheap citalopram 10mg ventolin roche precio argentina purchase rumalaya gel pills buying methotrexate from canada no prescription buy lipitor fast shipping fincar without prescription canada amantadine online bestellen cost of lariam australia canadian aciphex rabeprazole approved midamor no prescription compare prices took accutane now acne is back cheap viagra without rx alli price at rite aid para que sirve glucofage xr metronidazole uses std buy topamax in the uk mebendazole or albendazole walgreens adalat xl and weight gain artane castle shops buy caverta online usa cozaar online pay paypal plavix in india over the counter finast buying venlor from canada no prescription canadian medications for gastroparesis there generic imuran detrol cost in canada himcocid pas cher pfizer viagra patent 2019 how long does it take for chlamydia pills to work nitrofurantoin dosage for bladder infection buy chloroquine no prescription fast delivery buying prescriptions from canada legal medication ventolin inhaler trazodone shop buy viagra online india paxil cheap uk fucidin mexico companies only over the counter codeine cough syrup canada como comprar viagra portugal how to get levitra in australia buy prandin with visa is it illegal to buy arimidex generic atacand available buy forzest without a script does viagra for women really work sale dapoxetine generic name antipsychotic medication clozaril accutane 40 mg twice a day adderall generic pill identifier over the counter aleve dose sibutramine buy online australia dulcolax printable coupons 2011 revia to buy from europe ceftin 250 mg viagra moins cher paris buy generic extendaquin online how to use ciprofloxacin eye drops how long does it take for baclofen to leave your system how much is viagra at tesco giant eagle pharmacy drugs list foreign pharmacies online generic lexapro 2012 side effects american ginseng tea bags what does fried alligator taste like best online pharmacy for cialis buy haldol online canada bactrim dosage tablets plavix online purchase canada birth control pills strattera cialis super active pas cher italie clonidine and low blood pressure buy eulexin 50 cheap aspirin wholesale cheap tadacip sale uk where can i buy prevacid online ultra low dose ginseng buying evecare for dogs cialis daily use canada voltaren 50 tablets buy live chickens uk i want to pay some cialis soft p57 hoodia usa generic avalide 300 mebendazole over the counter cost promethazine drugs for sale lamisil online in us buy ventolin without rx harmful side effects of propecia best prices for plavix 75 mg para que es la amantadina discount carafate liv 52 costco topical erythromycin for acne reviews med express pharmacy cytoxan without prescription where to buy medrol ointment does levaquin cause weight gain lopressor beta blocker side effects goes you order decadron canadian cheap 6 aciphex mg maximum cymbalta dosage can we trust desyrel online ditropan without prescription miami converse chuck taylor buy online australia can you buy antabuse over the counter free shipping average cost of zoloft prescription lopressor dose for anxiety where do i zantac in canada cheap proscar 5mg atorlip-10 generic 2013 drugs toradol iv how long does it last tadacip in croatia order lisinopril hctz online brand coreg for sale mexico pharmacies online that sell combivent cheapest price for asacol fluoxetine generic price purchase fucidin ointment beta blockers online pharmacy viagra order non generic nizagara best place to buy suhagra without a prescription order acai max cleanse zofran morning sickness dosage coversyl medication for what are the side effects of clomiphene citrate penicillin from canada no prescription blood pressure medicine diltiazem can i ever get off paxil how to import ditropan ims top drug sales very cheap methotrexate ulcer medicine carafate albenza albendazole fast delivery what is retino-a cream 0,025 pyridium drug store online rabeprazole side effects in men my voltaren coupons lincocin pharmacy order artane abuse pilex maximum dosage buy alligator clips hair hair clips flower discount canadian pharmacy minocycline metoclopramide mexico online for lowest prices buying quibron-t using paypal comprar wellbutrin online pilex tablets side effects new benefits discount pharmacy card desyrel by mail ordering aciphex medication rabeprazole doxycycline hyclate reviews for acne alli dosage information buy mircette in india online discount lopressor order propecia online from canada buy premarin with no script what does viagra do to men yahoo donde comprar ginseng rojo coreano en chile onde comprar wellbutrin topamax weight loss fda hunting ginseng indiana without cleocin online cheapest what is aleve liquid gels for buy domperidone online australia safe to buy generic actoplus met from canada non prescription lasix pharmacy buy retino a cream 0,05 online como conseguir viagra sin receta en mexico what is estradiol valerate can you take valtrex daily while pregnant diclofenac pill canadian legal buy levitra super active online canada aldactone drugs online purchases redustat capsulas como se toman what are the side effects of prednisolone in cats comprar triamterene pela internet generic zofran paypal para que sirve la prednisona 10 mg levitra super active pills drugstore what does mean in spanish name allegra buy avapro with visa side effects of prednisone long term use taking too much levothyroxine tamoxifen women buy buy differin online overnight delivery cabgolin over the couter most common side effects of depakote er can i buy roaccutane online bactroban cream para que se usa getting remeron in australia zithromax 1000 mg pills cymbalta discount coupon card an~o descubrimiento viagra where to buy zyrtec in canada safely safe bystolic buy steroid post cycle therapy plendil with no rx comprar ginseng online dramamine over counter where vpxl low cost wellbutrin flovent cost walmart citalopram birth control online uk order trazodone 50mg diuretic hydrochlorothiazide weight loss promethazine tablets uk ventolin refills buy aciclovir herpes can i take viagra and dapoxetine can bystolic get you high ranitidine medication order differin 0.5 flovent 40mg cafergot fast uk buy generic lamisil is it illegal to order generic azulfidine allegra d in the uk 4rx pharmacy online active ingredients in prilosec isoniazid rxlist proscar prescriptions reviews lantus dose max can you buy viagra over the counter in tesco motilium precio mexico metformin online order ceftin daily use reviews stieva a forte cream tretinoin 0.1 purchase cabana 1 tablets calan drug schedule how to take cialis soft order xenical from liquid indinavir review canada deltasone tablets online discount canadian pharmacy-no prescription needed hydromorphone vs morphine what is half inderal la 80 mg for is there a drug comparative to lozol how much does casodex cost valtrex 40 mg dose vitamin shoppe return policy without receipt is vasodilan available over the counter renagel on line for sale no script what types of combivent are there tamoxifen and water pills canadian tetracycline tablet 100 mg of viagra reviews indocin store free or low cost vpxl generic paxil 40 mg brand viagra drugstore.com where to get olanzapine depakote generic canada cheap lukol pills vasotec wanted online review can citalopram get you high where to buy retino-a cream 0,05 drugs online buy diclofenac for daily use buy finax tablets buy mifepristone cytotec ru 486 misoprostol avodart maximum dosage fincar new zealand capoten 50mg tablets buy ortho tri cyclen lo generic luvox pills online in the mexico buy allopurinol 7.5 without rx zovirax ointment shelf life danazol rx valtrex pills buy cheap viagra from canada
Home MLB News

Like Shoot to Thrill - An AC/DC Tribute on Facebook!

An authentic tribute of AC/DC that covers the best of the Bon Scott era and the best of Brian Johnson's material

Who's Online?

We have 705 guests online

Atom RSS

feed-image Feed Entries
MLB News
Young sentenced to year probation PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 07:00

 Dimitri YoungFormer Tigers player Dimitri Young will not be going to jail, but will serve probation for one year. The probation stems from an assault on his former girlfriend.

"I'm sorry that the incident happened," Young told Judge Diane D'Agostini. He then turned to his former girlfriend and said, "Michelle, I'd like to apologize for what happened and I wish you the best of luck."

Young will have to serve the probation in Michigan as the Judge denied a request to serve the probation in his home state of California or to travel to Florida to visit family.

(The AP

 
Retrospective on Ned Colletti PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 06:01

Ned CollettiSteve Henson of the LA Times has an extensive retrospective on Ned Colletti today. Colletti was initially criticized for his moves since he left as Assistant GM for the Giants, and became the GM of the Dodgers this past off-season. Now, Coletti has the Dodgers fighting for a playoff position. Some highlights of the article include:

 

  • Colletti is restless and anxious, even after tearing down and rebuilding the Dodgers from the manager's office to the clubhouse in a whirlwind that began last winter. He wants to please everyone on his side, from owner Frank McCourt to Dodgers fans, and he wants to show everyone who isn't, from those in baseball who doubted him to that counselor, wherever he might be.

    "I just don't want to let anyone down," Colletti said.

  • "He thinks through things methodically, he weighs the plusses and the minuses," said Colletti's brother, Doug, a commercial portfolio manager in Chicago. "He relies on people more than other GMs might. He listens and seeks advice."

  • Colletti's mother also nurtured his love of baseball. World Series games were played during the day in the 1960s, and she promised as he left the house for school that she would keep track of the action.

  • Colletti's childhood memories center around family and baseball. There's the one about his first Cubs game on April 15, 1961, the day before his seventh birthday. His dad splurged on box seats and he was awestruck by Ernie Banks, Billy Williams and the down-to-earth player he could relate to most, Santo.

(The LA Times)
 
Retrospective on Syd Thrift by Claire PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 05:28

Syd ThriftFred Claire, the former VP and GM that spent 30 years with the Dodgers, has a very nice retrospective on Syd Thrift today on MLB.com. Thrift died last week at the age of 77. As Jim Leyland tells Claire, "Syd was the only guy who believed in me enough to give me a Major League managing job."

From the article:

Thrift never was one to back down if he believed in his position. I saw this first-hand during August of the 1989 season when he had become the general manager of the Yankees. I was the general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, and Thrift and I agreed on a trade that would send infielder Tracy Woodson to the Yankees for right-handed pitcher Jimmy Jones. The deal was finalized with only the time of the announcement to be determined.

Thrift called me with a surprising development.

"Fred, I've been told that if I go through with this trade I will be fired. I want you to know one thing, though. We have agreed on the deal and I'm willing to go through with the announcement," said Thrift.

Thrift's word was more important to him than the prospect of losing his job.

"Syd, this isn't a deal worth putting your job at risk," I said. "We will call off the deal."

 (MLB.com )

 
Marlins Should be Profitable PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 
Written by The Staff   
Tuesday, 26 September 2006 01:12

Florida MarlinsWhile this season's Marlins might be the biggest overachievers of all-time, their chances of making the playoffs seem remote. In the off-season it seems that owner Jeffery Loria will fire manager Joe Girardi, who many think has a chance at the NL Manager of the Year award.

After the dust settles, one thing that seems all but certain will be a year of profit for the Marlins. Even with the lack of fans attending games at Dolphin Stadium, by cutting player payroll to around $15 million the Fish have assured themseleves of being in the black. As David Hyde of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports :
Look at the ledger sheet. [The Marlins] got $30 million in revenue sharing last year and will get around that this year. It conservatively will make $10 million for local TV (ratings remain strong), according to a source. It can expect around another $18 million from national TV.

Then there's licensing deals, a $10 million payout from the Washington Nationals sale coming at some point and -- oh, yeah, tickets, concessions, plus whatever slice of the stadium lease that we constantly hear is the worst in sports.

And, some reports show the Marlins pulled in $31 million in revenue sharing. Recall that the payroll cuts were due to Marlins ownership claims that without a new facility, and the associated revenues of controlling it, cuts had to be made. 

 
Lance Williams Interview with Charley Steiner PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 1
PoorBest 
Written by The Staff   
Friday, 22 September 2006 09:28

Game of ShadowsSan Francisco Chronicle writer and Game of Shadows author Lance Williams joined Baseball Beat with Charley Steiner today.  Lance and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed on Thursday for a maximum of 18 months, pending an appeal, for refusing to testify about who leaked them secret grand jury testimony from Barry Bonds and other elite athletes.

Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada wrote a series of articles and a book based partly on the leaked transcripts of the testimony of Bonds, Jason Giambi and others before a grand jury investigating the Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative, a Burlingame-based nutritional supplement company exposed as a steroid ring two years ago.  Federal prosecutors asked U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White to send the reporters to prison for the full term of the grand jury investigating the leak, or until they agree to testify.  Williams and Fainaru-Wada have said repeatedly they would go to jail rather than comply with the grand jury's subpoena and reveal their source or sources and they have visited Baseball Beat with Charley Steiner throughout this year to discuss their case.

During Lance Williams appearance, he discussed his thoughts prior to and during yesterday’s court proceedings. He also spoke about the encouragement he felt from a group of writers from around the country organized by Chicago Sun-Times columnist Rick Telander, who appeared outside the court.  Lance discussed his feelings about the next step in the judicial process at the appellate level as well as the importance of this case to our First Amendment rights.  Mark Fainaru-Wada was unavailable today.

(Select Read More for the interview, courtesy of MLB XM 175 and Baseball Beat with Charley Steiner)

 

Read more...
 
One Faction of Portland Effort Still Hopes PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Friday, 22 September 2006 08:52

 While baseball is in one of its healthiest states, and relocation a remote possibility, one part of what was originally the Oregon Stadium Campaign and the MLB to Portland effort still clings to the hope of MLB in the city some call "Bridgetown".

The Portland Baseball Group believes that one club will relocate out of their region within a year, and they are working to get around Portland Mayor Tom Potter who has been opposed to public assistance in the effort to fund a new stadium should an MLB team become available.

The article mentions that, "For now, the city of Portland is the only negotiating entity with a potential owner," but that potential owner has never been made public.

PBG is planning to augment Senate Bill 5 that was passed into law in 2003. SB5, while tied to certain safeguard provisions, would earmark executives and players' Oregon income taxes that all employees that work in the State of Oregon pay, to help fund a new stadium. The bill is capped at $150 million. This would include not only home, but away teams, as well.

As reported, [M]embers are working with legislators on a potential new bill for the January 2007 legislative session that would include other area governmental bodies – perhaps Multnomah County officials, or Clark County in Southwest Washington – that might be more enthusiastic about helping land a big league club.

“Nothing has been drafted at the state level, but if we get the right proposition in front of us, it’s in Oregon’s interest to ensure we have as many folks we could get to the table as possible,” says Ryan Deckert, the state senator from Beaverton who co-sponsored Senate Bill 5 three years ago. “If an owner is really interested, you hate to limit yourself to one person. We just want to take a look at that.”


It should be noted that SB5 specifically states that any major league stadium that would be constructed would have to be within Portland city limits.

(Portland Tribune

For information on the Portland proposal.

For mass modeling animation of one of the Portland site proposals. 

 
Castellini meets with fans. Backs Narron PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Friday, 22 September 2006 01:28

RedsBob Castellini, the latest owner of the Cincinnati Reds, along with GM Wayne Krivsky and chairman Joe Williams, met with fans yesterday at Reds Hall of Fame and Museum to field questions and take suggestions. Of the suggestions fielded were a full-time organist at Great American Ball Park, as well as a Redsfest for season-ticket holders. One suggestion, however, centered around Manager, Jerry Narron. The suggestion was replacing him with Lou Piniella.

As reported, When pressed a bit later, Castellini said: "The most maligned Reds manager in my lifetime is in the Hall of Fame - Sparky Anderson. Everyone's entitled to their opinion. We care that you care."

Krivsky gave Narron a strong endorsement.

"I can vouch for Jerry Narron being very sharp, very respected. He can fool you with his quiet demeanor. He can lay down the law when he needs to. I've seen it."

 Other suggestions:

Moving the outfield walls back: "Castellini  replied, "No."

On the return of Redsfest: "It's going to be the biggest and most well-attended Redsfest we've ever had."

(Cincinnati Enquirer

 
Fans Protest at Orioles Game PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Friday, 22 September 2006 00:43

Peter AngelosA group of nearly 1000 Orioles fans, that have said that they disapprove with owner Peter Angelos, protested at last night's game against the Tigers by leaving en masse in the middle of the fourth inning at precisely 5:08 p.m.

As reported by the AP,  A majority of the protesters wore black T-shirts that read "FREE THE BIRDS," and many carried signs that had "For Pete's Sake" on one side and "Free the Birds" on the other.

They filled parts of six sections in the upper deck, then walked out in the middle of the fourth inning at precisely 5:08 p.m. -- in honor of former Oriole stars Brooks Robinson (No. 5) and Cal Ripken (No. 8).

The group walked in line through the lower deck before departing.

Angelos reponded by saying, "Whoever joins that protest has no comprehension of what it costs to run a baseball team," Angelos said in a telephone interview from his law office in Baltimore. "When you get down to facts, putting together a team that can compete in the AL East means having a payroll between $100-$110 million. That money comes from the consumer, and I have chosen to keep ticket prices to a minimum.

"Our payroll is $75 million, and our ticket prices average $22. Some of the teams we compete against charge an average of $45," Angelos said. "We're going to have to match the competition. How to do that is a decision I will make in the future."

The Orioles are in their ninth consecutive losing season. The Orioles are currently 24.5 games out on the AL East. and 23.5 games out of the Wild Card. Their Opening Day payroll of $72,585,582, places them at 15 out of the 30 clubs. Minnesota, who leads the AL Wild Card, had an Opening Day payroll of $63,396,006, which ranks them 19 out of the 20 clubs. *

Team Marketing Report shows that the average price for an adult at Oriole Park Camden Yards at $22.53, ranking them 12th out of the 30 clubs and above the league average of $22.21. The Orioles kept the average price the same this year from the year prior.

(The AP)

* - Deferred payments, incentive and award clauses and depreciation were not included. Payments teams receive as compensation in some player trades are not reflected in the  team salaries. 

 
Williams & Fainaru-Wada Ordered To Jail PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Staff   
Friday, 22 September 2006 00:18

A federal Judge ordered Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada to jail yesterday for refusing to divuldge the name of the source or sources that leaked sealed grand jury testimony to them regarding Barry Bonds and other athletes as part of the BALCO investigation.

  U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White sentenced Willams and Fainaru-Wada to a maximum of 18 months in prison after rejecting defense lawyer requests for fines. "The only appropriate sanction is to incarcerate these two individuals to the full extent permitted," Judge White said.

Both individuals will not have to report directly to jail as the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals must decide whether the reporters have a right to refuse to testify.

Both journalists could avoid serving the maximum if one or the other were to decide to release the source of the leak. Neither Williams or Fainaru-Wada seem willing to do so. "I do not wish to spend even a minute in jail," Fainaru-Wada said. "However, I cannot - and will not - betray the promises I have made over the past three years (to confidential sources)."

"I'm supposed to keep my promises when people help me and take me at my word," Williams said in court yesterday. "I do despair for our country if we go very far down this road, because no one will talk to reporters."

As also reported by the AP, In August, White ruled his hands were tied by a 1972 Supreme Court precedent that said no one -- journalists included -- was above the law and may refuse to testify before a federal grand jury.

A bipartisan bill currently before the Senate Judiciary Committee would give reporters protection from revealing their confidential sources in cases that involve federal authorities. Thirty-one states and the District of Columbia have media shield laws already in place.

The Chronicle reported that Bonds told the grand jury that he believed he was using flaxseed oil and arthritic balm, not steroids, supplied by trainer Greg Anderson, one of five defendants convicted in the BALCO scandal.

 (The AP)

 
«StartPrev181182183184185186187188189NextEnd»

Page 187 of 189
 
Banner

Poll

Should MLB Force Jeffery Loria to Sell the Marlins?