The A’s Are a Joke
I still can’t get over The A’s having to cancel last night’s game due to….stupidity? Seriously, there is no other word for it. Why didn’t the A’s have to forfeit that game? I know there’s no rule or precedent for it but the reason they couldn’t play the game had nothing to do with mother nature– it was 100% on them. How do we know that they didn’t cancel the game just to rest their tired bullpen? I know that’s not why they canceled it, the field condition WAS the reason, but it’s a little scary that a team can just cancel a game for any given reason.
Snarkk brought up a great point in the POTD. Do the fans get their money back for the parking? How about for the beers and food they bought in anticipation of enjoying them during an actual game? Did A’s officials make everyone slam their beers before kicking them out and having them drive home? Isn’t selling beers and sending fans back to their cars right after they drink them irresponsible? They stop selling beers in the 7th inning for a reason…..
Stat Fact: The last game to be canceled for failing to tarp the field for bad weather was 8/15/41
And we haven’t even started talking about the sewage problem yet. I know it’s not L-Wolff’s problem, it’s the city’s, but at what point do you decide that your players deserve at least the basic right to work in a place that doesn’t have sewage backing up into the locker rooms all the time? At what point do you eat that cost for the sake of your players?
Anyway, #secondclassoperation #headsshouldroll #thiswouldneverhappenatAT&T #oranywhereelse