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Postby DieHardCubbie » Sun Jan 11, 2004 3:55 am

Lofunzo wrote:Before this is etched in stone, remember that his agent is the same 1 that said that Millwood had a 5 year/$75 million contract on the table and then Millwood went and accepted arbitration. Boras is a blowhard who likes to artificially inflate his client's value. They all do but he is the worst. :-t


You are right about that Lo....Boras is the worst..... :-P
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Postby denvermax » Sun Jan 11, 2004 3:55 am

Lofunzo wrote:Before this is etched in stone, remember that his agent is the same 1 that said that Millwood had a 5 year/$75 million contract on the table and then Millwood went and accepted arbitration. Boras is a blowhard who likes to artificially inflate his client's value. They all do but he is the worst. :-t


yep, im not that much of a boras fan either. hopefully the cubbies dont pay to much for him cause of this guy
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Postby DieHardCubbie » Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:16 am

denvermax wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:Before this is etched in stone, remember that his agent is the same 1 that said that Millwood had a 5 year/$75 million contract on the table and then Millwood went and accepted arbitration. Boras is a blowhard who likes to artificially inflate his client's value. They all do but he is the worst. :-t


yep, im not that much of a boras fan either. hopefully the cubbies dont pay to much for him cause of this guy


No worries about over paying....Mr. Hendry is on of the Smartest in the business....He will get what he wants...at his price.... ;-D
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Postby Lofunzo » Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:21 am

DieHardCubbie wrote:
denvermax wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:Before this is etched in stone, remember that his agent is the same 1 that said that Millwood had a 5 year/$75 million contract on the table and then Millwood went and accepted arbitration. Boras is a blowhard who likes to artificially inflate his client's value. They all do but he is the worst. :-t


yep, im not that much of a boras fan either. hopefully the cubbies dont pay to much for him cause of this guy


No worries about over paying....Mr. Hendry is on of the Smartest in the business....He will get what he wants...at his price.... ;-D


They have been 1 of the stingiest teams around for years (tons of cash but don't spend it) and now all of a sudden he knows what he's doing? 8-o
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Postby DieHardCubbie » Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:29 am

Lofunzo wrote:
DieHardCubbie wrote:
denvermax wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:Before this is etched in stone, remember that his agent is the same 1 that said that Millwood had a 5 year/$75 million contract on the table and then Millwood went and accepted arbitration. Boras is a blowhard who likes to artificially inflate his client's value. They all do but he is the worst. :-t


yep, im not that much of a boras fan either. hopefully the cubbies dont pay to much for him cause of this guy


No worries about over paying....Mr. Hendry is on of the Smartest in the business....He will get what he wants...at his price.... ;-D


They have been 1 of the stingiest teams around for years (tons of cash but don't spend it) and now all of a sudden he knows what he's doing? 8-o


The stinginess is not from him...but the Tribune....That is why he has to get it at his price....Not bad General Managing IMO.... :-)
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Re: Cubs-Maddux talks increasing.

Postby wrveres » Sun Jan 11, 2004 4:35 am

j_d_mcnugent wrote:
RyneSandberg wrote:Bruce Levine of ESPN 1000 in Chicago has reported that talks with Greg Maddux agent Scott Boras(s) is increasing. The Cubs could sign him very soon. ;-D


what i heard was that the cubs were talking to boras about either maddux or pudge but only if their asking price dropped.


yeah thats gonna happen. :-/
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Postby Lofunzo » Sun Jan 11, 2004 1:52 pm

DieHardCubbie wrote:The stinginess is not from him...but the Tribune....That is why he has to get it at his price....Not bad General Managing IMO.... :-)


I guess that you would know but I disagree. They have been somewhat close a few years and never did what it took. I feel bad for the fans in that regard. I'm surprised that you think it's good GM'ing when their stinginess has cost you a shot in the past.
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