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Mercer Boy wrote:If you ask me, the gate receipts to that game should go to a Frances relief fund for families that lost their houses or businesses, plus there should be an extra collection taken at the game.
LBJackal wrote:Sure it might be nice if the Yanks said NOT to forfeit the game, but by the rules of MLB don't the D'Rays have to forfeit the first one? If they want special circumstances to allow for sympathy then it should be in the rules........ I know it sounds harsh but why have rules if you're going to break them when you feel like it? It seems minor, but what if, down the road, a team in a pennant race like the Yankees are, has some sort of roadblock where making it to the game isn't an option. Who knows, maybe a religious thing for a few key players. Not enough guys show up and they want the same deal as the D'Rays got. It's a bad example, but once you break the rules for somebody, other people want the same special treatment.
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