Yesterday May Have Sucked For Browns Fans, But Wait Until…

I know you are upset. You are angry. Furious. You hate the team. You hate the owner.

Browns fans, you have the right to have all of those feelings.

What a joke. I get the move to trade Trent Richardson, I really do. The ownership group is doing what most new owners do. They get rid of the old guard and try to build for the future with their own selections. The Browns now have a stockpile of picks, ten to be exact, that can be used to bring in the future of the team.

Browns fans don’t care. They feel betrayed, again. How many times can you be told to “wait until next year”? The long suffering Cleveland faithful have been waiting since the 60’s for the mythical “next year”.

I don’t think it’s the trade that really hurts. It’s the dishonesty of this new ownership group that stings a bit. A group that has been involved with shady Flying J dealings and now the trade of a well liked player, hell, he’s the only offensive threat the Browns have, will lead to loyal, hard working fans leaving the team. And it’s unfair. It’s unfair to the players, the city and most importantly the fans. I will be interested to see how many fans show their displeasure by not showing up to games in the coming weeks.

One things for sure in all of this. The game on December 1st in Cleveland when the Browns welcome in the Jags will be one of the most important games in BOTH franchises histories. After all, it will be dubbed “The Battle For Bridgewater”! Something tells me I should copy right that!

Scott A. Grady

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Reds Chances Of Catching Cards, Pirates Could Be Gone

The Cincinnati Reds season may have taken a turn for the worse last night after a heartbreaking 16 inning loss to the Cardinals. The Reds had their chances to gain the advantage and walk off the Cards inching themselves closer to home field in the play in game and even possibly catch the Pirates for the division.

Believe it or not, I will not blame Dusty Baker for this one. The inability to execute a bunt in the 15th inning with Shin Soo Choo racing toward the plate doomed Cincy and may go down as the moment that momentum changed in the NL central.

The Reds had BIG MO on their side. After two good games against a team that has had their number recently, a late inning walk off would have sent a charge into this team and city that would have started a great run in overtaking the Cardinals and maybe even the Pirates.

I know the season isn’t over and the Reds are a virtual lock for the playoffs. But let’s face facts. No one wants to see this team go on the road to EITHER Pittsburgh or Saint Louis for a one game playoff. That would not turn out well, at all.