Found November 17, 2012 on
Following the latest Miami Marlins fire sale that will send Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson, John Buck and Emilio Bonfacio to the Toronto Blue Jays in yet another despicable move by team owner Jeffrey Loria, a couple of the players are speaking out and saying that management lied to them. Reyes and Beuhrle are saying that the Marlins gave them verbal guarantees that they would not be traded. They both signed long term free agent deals with Miami less than one year ago.
And now, they are headed to Toronto and very upset.
Guess what? Too bad.
I will be the first to tell you that this is just another disgusting action by the worst owner in all of professional sports. Hell, I said that this team should be contracted if Major League Baseball cannot take over full control of the organization. That is how strongly I feel about my pure and utter loathing toward Loria and the Marlins.
But I do not, however, feel badly for Reyes or Buehrle.
Did the Marlins lie and give them verbal assu...
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