Category Archives: Lerners

New MASN Filing Exposes The Profits Retained by the Orioles!

This morning Eric Fisher of the Sports Business Journal was putting out new information on the MASN dispute.

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Book Report: Lawyerball: Os vs the #Nats

Name the title, author, and the number of pages: Lawyerball: The Courtroom Battle of the Orioles Against the Nationals and MLB for the Future of Baseball, Charles H. Martin, 242 pages Identify the type of book: Non-fiction Identify the main … Continue reading

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Scherzer on the left, Roark on the right, stuck in the middle with… 3/18/16

Life is about adjustments. And sometimes, you just get very lucky and draw to that inside straight. So after a good night’s sleep and a morning workout, we had planned an afternoon visit to minor league camp to check out … Continue reading

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Updated: Report from the Hot Stove #Nats #Rizzo

“I am a firm believer in the American people. If given the truth, they can be depended on to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer.”–Abraham Lincoln. And yes, there were … Continue reading

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The media has been giving the #Nats the Rodney Dangerfield treatment.

For those of you who are old enough to remember the stand-up comedy of Rodney Dangerfield, you know his famous line, “That’s the story of my life, I get no respect!”  and that seems like the history of the Expos … Continue reading

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Jim Bowden tweets on Angelos and MASN. Chris Davis signs 7 yrs. $161 Million

In a Friday afternoon tweet from Jim Bowden, the MASN cash debate started again with many O’s and Nats fans commenting back to Bowden.  Can the Orioles afford to sign Yoenis Cespedes and Chris Davis?  Probably and Chris Davis signed … Continue reading

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The Scott Boras effect on the Washington #Nationals

The super agent Scott Boras often gets a bad ‘rap’ for squeezing every last nickel out of a deal, but that is why many players choose Boras to represent them as the number of years to maximize income in sports … Continue reading

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Sign and Trade to Game the QO

Ken Rosenthal included a tidbit in his column on Free Agent Signings. Apparently the CBA allows a team with a protected pick to sign a Free Agent and then immediately trade him to another team as long as the Free Agent who is … Continue reading

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Win Now vs Consistently Good/Great Teams for the #Nats

Time for a philosophical debate. In the spirit of the season, if you are sitting on Santa’s lap or you get a visited by the baseball gods, and you were granted one wish for the next twenty years of Nats … Continue reading

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MASN lawsuit inspires a new book: “Lawyerball”

You all might remember Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game is a book written by Michael Lewis that was published in 2003 about Billy Beane the GM of the Oakland A’s.  The book was turned into a movie that … Continue reading

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