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Singleton Suspended 100 games

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Castor27

    Castor27 Moderator
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    Not that this will make an impact, but will probably solidify teh fact he will never do anything in an Astros uni.

     
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  2. vince

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    Geesh, his windows has all but almost closed, before this incident. What was he thinking?
     
  3. showa13

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    Who was it that was dragging the Astros when we signed Singleton to that contract? Honestly gave him all that money to do pretty much nothing.
     
  4. Buck Turgidson

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    Bud ****ing Norris. A guy who made less than Singleton last season.
     
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    Bud Norris.

    What a waste. Probably would have happened a lot sooner had he not been on the 40 man
     
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    Dean Deetz just got suspended too, right? I read 80 games. this will free up a spot on the 40-man.
     
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    He wasn’t. He got paid and seemingly didn’t care enough.
     
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  8. Buck Turgidson

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    Are they allowed to cut him while he's suspended?
     
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    Maybe? Probably? Fringe minor leaguers and relief pitchers are the most likely/common PED suspensions.
     
  10. Snake Diggit

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    Yes, Deetz’s suspension means there will be a spot open on the 40 man from opening day through the 1st 80 games.

    Pretty sure Singleton’s suspension is actually good for Houston, since they save the salary they’d have paid him over the suspension, which would be over a million dollars. What an idiot.
     
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  11. tellitlikeitis

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    They cut a Rookie-ball pitcher about a month after he got suspended as part of a system-wide filler purge before Christmas.
     
  12. tellitlikeitis

    tellitlikeitis Still Believes in Jonathan Villar
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    OK, this was somewhat amusing.

     
  13. the shark

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    Dude is laughing all the way to the bank (while stoned)!!
     
  14. Buck Turgidson

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    So they'll cut him on April 20?
     
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    For weed? Who gives a ****?

    I don't really follow baseball, but suspending players 100 games for marijuana seems stupid to me, idk if thats normal in this league
     
  16. Buck Turgidson

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    MLB does. It's in his contract. 3rd positive test, iirc.
     
  17. Snake Diggit

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    What’s funny is that if he were on the 40 man roster he wouldn’t be subject to testing for marijuana. There was speculation as to that being why he was called up in the first place.

    Like I said, what an idiot. Even if the Astros were wrong about their evaluation of his talent and smoking weed didnt cost him tens of millions by preventing him from reaching his potential, he just sacrificed >10% of his total lifetime earnings for some weed.
     
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  18. The Hunted

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    He's not getting paid.
     
  19. the shark

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    He's made 7.5 MILLION $$$$ thus far for nothing.

    Trust me he's been laughing his @$$ off the past few years every single time He's cashed those checks.
     
  20. The Hunted

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    Still a pretty expensive blunt.
     
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