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Postby NZF » Wed Dec 22, 2004 10:05 pm

The original ESPN article said Miller passed a "physical exam". Whatever that means.

If he really did pass it, and he is 100% and ready to go when ST starts, he would be worth 5 times what he was signed for.
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Postby Amazinz » Wed Dec 22, 2004 10:27 pm

New Zealand Fan wrote:The original ESPN article said Miller passed a "physical exam". Whatever that means.

If he really did pass it, and he is 100% and ready to go when ST starts, he would be worth 5 times what he was signed for.

I don't doubt he passed a physical. His rotator cuff was not torn to the point where scar tissue wouldn't form. From what I've read doctors can't tell how well the scar tissue will hold up. It's different for each pitcher. So no one was going to pay a lot of money for a pitcher who could re-tear their rotator cuff shortly into the season.
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Postby Nomar4prez » Wed Dec 22, 2004 10:33 pm

wrveres wrote:I have never had so much hatred for one baseball team in my life .. I dispise this team with a passion ...

and I am starting to dispise thier fans ...

aaahh who am i kidding .. Their fans have always been whineing sniveling little punks anyways .. Its just now I have to listen to them. This is Bullshit. Couldn't anybody step up and pay this man.

I honestly pray its another 86 years till the Red Sox win anything.
I hope the New England Patriots lose in dramatic fashion....by say like 86 points ...
I hope the Boston Celtics never see another banner, for at least 86 years ...



Oh, Oh oh, and I hope Threasea Hines Kerry has an affair with Colonel Mustard and catches a venerial disease ...

and lastly I hope that some "Eco- Terrorist" sets fire to the green monster ...

Get a real goddamn ballpark allready ..





damn I am pissed


I really hope your being sarcastic. If your not, I think you need to concentrate a little bit more on your favorite team instead of the Sox.
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Postby wrveres » Wed Dec 22, 2004 10:33 pm

well I will say, this speaks Volumes about the Houston Astros. I mean did they even approach him? Did they at least sit and talk with his agent? They couldn't have. I bet those idiots never even offered him a dime. They just waited untill the arbtitration deadline to hear about his medical and made a decision then. What did he make last season? 5 Million? I bet that is what happened. Doesn't MLBPA Rules exclude the Astros for going below 20% of that figure?
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Postby NZF » Wed Dec 22, 2004 10:48 pm

Amazinz wrote:
New Zealand Fan wrote:The original ESPN article said Miller passed a "physical exam". Whatever that means.

If he really did pass it, and he is 100% and ready to go when ST starts, he would be worth 5 times what he was signed for.

I don't doubt he passed a physical. His rotator cuff was not torn to the point where scar tissue wouldn't form. From what I've read doctors can't tell how well the scar tissue will hold up. It's different for each pitcher. So no one was going to pay a lot of money for a pitcher who could re-tear their rotator cuff shortly into the season.


In all honesty I have no idea so I'll take your word for it.

What I do know is something about professional sport, and going by the contract he has just signed, it is as very obvious Wade Miller is a huge health risk going into 2005. The Astros knew it and didn't want any part of him. The Red Sox have taken the punt and good luck to them.

I'm with the Astros. I've put Miller well down on my SP cheat sheets.
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Postby LBJackal » Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:01 pm

wrveres, I think they make medication for PMS. You should give it a go, your wife must be getting fed up with you :-D
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Postby wrveres » Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:10 pm

LBJackal wrote:wrveres, I think they make medication for PMS. You should give it a go, your wife must be getting fed up with you :-D


lol ..


look, apoligies to anybody I offended ... I am just very upset that Wade went to Boston, period. I am pissed that Hunsicker is an idiot and didn't do everything to try and keep, or even trade this guy. I hope Roger Clemmons sees this and decides to go and play for Texas.

Wade could have signed anywhere else for all I care, just not there. Not while Boston has decided to just buy up everybody. (I will be the first to admit that 1.5 million is a steal)

so apoligies to anybody I offened ...

Unless you are from Boston of course. ;-7
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Postby wrveres » Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:12 pm

Oh and I hope Jay Payton hits .187 against the AL East.
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Postby ajgnydc722 » Wed Dec 22, 2004 11:54 pm

wrveres wrote:Oh and I hope Jay Payton hits .187 against the AL East.


You don't need to wish for something that's already a forgone conclusion. :-b
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Postby wrveres » Thu Dec 23, 2004 12:12 am

LMAO ..

I just looked up and there must have been no less than 7 "Sox" fans logged into the talk section .... ...

Talk about biting your tongue :-b
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