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L-TownCat

Spoke with Jim Szoke on the phone...

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I'd like to hear this podcast too. Good work regardless.

Some of these kids and their 'swag' are starting to annoy me. *Shakes cane*

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For all you young bucks making "old" jokes, yeah, getting old does suck but it beats the alternative all to hell.

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Damn, even the older guys make 30 sound like you have one foot in the grave... Hell, I really didnt start enjoying life until I was 25, too broke to do anything but screw chicks and drink ice house. Um, maybe it wasnt that bad after all...

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RR is not going to be fired. I don't understand why everyone doesn't get it. We are getting a new GM and that is it and it won't be Beane.

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Good job, sir. Looking to hearing more inside info from you.

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nice job, thanks for posting

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i can live with one one more year to prove himself. more than enough time, esp. if it's a playoff or bust condition followed by a back to back winning seasons or he gone type deal.

it's not ideal and not the coach i want, but if he can win that's all that matters.

the next couple years needs to be a no excuses allowed period. we've got to get some higher standards up in here where nothing short of a winning season is allowed, regardless of how beloved the coach is. and after that, keep raising that bar.

we haven't had a winning team because our standards and expectations have been too low. we've become conditioned by this team to accept mediocrity if we like the coach/player/GM. if that continues we'll never be a perennial powerhouse team always in the playoff picture.

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I can live with Rivera getting one more year just fine, but I have a problem with searching for a GM with immediate restrictions on him. It limits the pool of available candidates, and it also has potentially dire consequences if Rivera is the wrong guy.

You have to figure that, if RIvera isn't the right guy to lead a franchise, the best GM candidates out there will already know it. And if JR decides to give him another shot, and therefore doesn't even bother interviewing them, then we end up with a substandard coach AND a substandard GM.

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