NL Notes: Mets, Martis, Loney, D’Backs

Hall-of-Famer and Cardinals legend Red Schoendienst celebrates his 88th birthday today.  Let's celebrate by looking at some news from the league where Schoendienst spent his entire 33-year career as a player and manager.

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9 Comments on "NL Notes: Mets, Martis, Loney, D’Backs"

4 years 7 months ago

Could you imagine those stuffed shirt owners ever allowing Mark Cuban into their club?

I can’t but he would sure liven things up, no?

4 years 7 months ago

I wonder what nagatives the owners and Selig seem to see in Cuban that’s keeping him from getting a team? Is it a personality clash or something else?

4 years 7 months ago

Selig and the other owners want owners that “know their place” – that’s how we ended up with Teddy “Don’t Rock the Boat” Lerner here in DC. Selig wants teams to pay slot to their draft picks and not run up a huge free agent bill. Have I mentioned the status quo? The stuffed shirts comment is right-on.

Cuban would be hisself and shake things up at the owners meetins…

4 years 7 months ago

Best news all day, the nats didnt lose martis! he can still become a good major league pitcher and they shouldnt give up on him

4 years 7 months ago

I think he would be good for baseball. To bad the Wilpons & Katz won’t sell him more then 25% and a chance to be majority owner in the future.

4 years 7 months ago

Should have non-tendered Loney. Damn it.

4 years 7 months ago

Why, so they could have paid more for even less?

4 years 7 months ago

Cuban would be greatttttttttt for the Mets.

4 years 7 months ago

Thank you Mark (and mlbrumors) for reminding us when the popular players from a bygone ERA have important milesotones like this. While many that visit here do not remember these players and got to admit.. I barely recall the guy as a player.. Do remember his days quite well as a very popular skipper of the Reds, especially when his team beat Boston in the ’67 Series..