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Benitez traded to Florida.....no Tribe interest?

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Benitez traded to Florida.....no Tribe interest?

Unread postby consigliere » Thu May 31, 2007 11:41 pm

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Unread postby captain_wahoo » Fri Jun 01, 2007 12:59 am

I thought Cleveland already expressed interest earlier this year and San Francisco told us no.
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Unread postby Guest » Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:49 am

He's washed up and a clubhouse problem.
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Unread postby paulcousineau » Fri Jun 01, 2007 9:13 am

Looks like the guy they got would be our equivalent of Mastny.
For that price - no.
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Unread postby Andouble » Fri Jun 01, 2007 1:34 pm

Isn't one Roberto Hernandez enough?
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Unread postby StewieG » Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:52 pm

If we would have agreed to pay the remainder of Benitez' salary, I'm willing to bet that Oldberto might have been enough. We might have had to pay some of his salary too, but it would have been worth it, if for no other reason than addition by subtraction.
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Unread postby ArtGold » Fri Jun 01, 2007 6:57 pm

The San Francisco and Sacramento papers are saying good riddance, he was considered unpopular with his teammates. He blamed them for lack of run support, and had a tendency to have body language which would make you uncomfortable if you were on the field with him.

I'll take "fear of the unknown" over Benitez.
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