Originally written on No Guts, No Glory  |  Last updated 2/15/13

BRONX, NY - OCTOBER 19: Florida Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria watches from the seats as his team takes on the New York Yankees in game 2 of the Major League Baseball World Series on October 19, 2003 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)
It’s not breaking news that Jeffrey Loria isn’t the most popular person in South Florida. In fact, he’s barely more popular than Fidel Castro. Of the many reasons why Marlins fans hate Loria, the biggest reason is that after hitting up tax payers for his luxurious stadium, he then dealt away every player on the Marlins that could actually play. One of those players is Jose Reyes, who was dealt to the Blue Jays. Reyes hasn’t spoken publicly about the trade until now. And predictably, he rips Loria for trading him just one year into his six-year contract. But the best part of Reyes’s comments revolve around a dinner the two shared in New York two days before Reyes was dealt. “Two days before the trade, I was having dinner with him in New York,” Reyes said. “He was talking about getting a nice house in Miami. That was kind of crazy. How do you want me to spend some money in Miami when I have my house in New York, and you are going to trade me in two days? … “I was shocked. Jeffrey Lori...
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