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Jeter, Jordan, and others buy Marlins for 1.2 billion
« on: August 11, 2017, 08:01:52 PM »

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Jeter is supposedly going to run the baseball operations.
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Re: Jeter, Jordan, and others buy Marlins for 1.2 billion
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2017, 08:20:18 PM »

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Terrible investment. The team makes very little income no one goes to those games

The price is extremely high for a bad product

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« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2017, 09:30:55 PM »

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Terrible investment. The team makes very little income no one goes to those games

The price is extremely high for a bad product

Keep in mind they are also inheriting a shiny new taxpayer-funded stadium.  ;)

Regarding their fans, it doesn't help that the Marlins ownership the last decade or so has had little interest in winning. And even when they won a couple titles 15-20 years ago they didn't reinvest to sustain a winning culture. That was a mistake for an expansion team, though at least there was some effort back then. Recently under Loria they've become a glorified farm system for bigger-market clubs.

Whatever fans they have are probably pretty jaded.

Jeter doesn't strike me as someone who will be content to lose games; and the desire to win is contagious and should run throughout the organization. IMO fans can detect when they have motivated people in charge - the attitude in Boston changed almost overnight when John Henry took over the Sox. Same with Robert Kraft and Wyc Grousbeck.

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« Reply #3 on: August 11, 2017, 09:35:08 PM »

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Another thing working in the new ownership groups favor is that Jeter also might get the fans' attention better than many owners, as there are a lot of Yankee fans with money down in Florida - Yankee fans who watched him win five championships in New York. He's a nice nostalgic selling point all by himself.

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« Reply #4 on: August 11, 2017, 10:03:37 PM »

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Could easily see them look to offload Stanton's contract and rebuild. He could become available and you know Dombrowski will be interested.
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Re: Jeter, Jordan, and others buy Marlins for 1.2 billion
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2017, 12:03:53 AM »

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Another thing working in the new ownership groups favor is that Jeter also might get the fans' attention better than many owners, as there are a lot of Yankee fans with money down in Florida - Yankee fans who watched him win five championships in New York. He's a nice nostalgic selling point all by himself.
it's not going to happen. Miami people don't care about aportse. They didn't even fill the stands when Heat had the big 3

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Could easily see them look to offload Stanton's contract and rebuild. He could become available and you know Dombrowski will be interested.

But will Jeter trade Stanton to the Red Sox?? Hopefully he doesn't "hand" Stanton over to the Yankees though for virtually free... >:(

That being said his contract is a BIG RED FLAG. After this season he's owed 10 Years/295M. Now if MIA were willing to eat up about $50M and accept a prospect package that does not include Devers and Groome, I'd listen.

Still probably decide against it.
Farm is DECIMATED and Sox may want to steer clear of more "brutal contacts" after the Sandoval fiasco, and although I don't hate David Price as much as most Red Sox fans do, I will admit I HATE his contract though.


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Terrible investment. The team makes very little income no one goes to those games

The price is extremely high for a bad product

Remember, this is Miami. When they start winning, they'd flock in.
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