As a Braves fan I'm going to cry myself to sleep tonight Son of a *****. I used to actually kind of lie the Phillies. Now I hate them as much as I hate any team in baseball. Looks like only way we'll get back into the playoffs next year or any other time in the next 5-10 years is if we win the wildcard. Looks like Philly has become the NL version of the Yankees/Red Sox.
Look at this team on paper...
I mean, I know games aren't played on paper, but on paper that's one of the most stacked teams of all-time. This came out of nowhere too. I hadn't heard a thing about Philly being a possible candidate for landing Lee.
More disappointed than mad. The Yankees will still make the playoffs. We got Jesus coming next year. We'll bring back Pettitte. If AJ can get his mind straight, he will obviously be better than he was this year. The rest of the team is solid. Lee would have been nice, but he is obviously scared of NY.
I mean every night against them is gonna be against an ace. This is just crazy.
I was STOKED about Oakland's rotation. I thought we had a top notch staff. We traded Vin Mazzaro (a mistake imo) and did other things to get some run support for these guys and I was so excited because of the prospect of our rotation just getting even more beasty.
And then Philly does something like this, puts our aspirations to shame. Must be fun to be a Phillies fan right now. The gap is so wide right now.