Author Topic: Can't the Nats get a AAA team closer to home? (YES! Rochester)  (Read 7558 times)

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Never mind Kodak - Rochester gave us the "garbage plate"

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The eastern part of Lake Erie is also a great place for lake-effect snow this time of year if you really want to double down on life's better things.

Good God!  My toilet would never speak to me again if I ate that.

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Never mind Kodak - Rochester gave us the "garbage plate"

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The eastern part of Lake Erie is also a great place for lake-effect snow this time of year if you really want to double down on life's better things.

That looks 10 different shades of disgusting and delicious...I'll bet whoever created that monster didn't do it sober.

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Hey the "garbage plate" is just an unrefined ruffian juvenile Strasburger:




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Hey the "garbage plate" is just an unrefined ruffian juvenile Strasburger:

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That looks glorious!!!

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Just a thought - I wonder if at some point it would be worth swapping affiliates with the Chi Sox.  Charlotte is a bit closer to us and I think NC is theoretically Nats / Os territory.  As for the Chicago, the distance is probably a little less to Rochester.  I'll guess Charlotte is more of a transportation hub, so it probably is more functional for Chicago.  Better weather, too.

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Just a thought - I wonder if at some point it would be worth swapping affiliates with the Chi Sox.  Charlotte is a bit closer to us and I think NC is theoretically Nats / Os territory.  As for the Chicago, the distance is probably a little less to Rochester.  I'll guess Charlotte is more of a transportation hub, so it probably is more functional for Chicago.  Better weather, too.
Being a NC native, I would fully support this move.  When I was growing up, it seemed like everybody was a Braves or Yankees fan.  I rebelled.  I was so glad to see DC get a team in 2005, and I jumped on immediately.  I am glad the Nats have caught on with a lot of North Carolinians.  There is a great Nats presence in eastern NC now.

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Just a thought - I wonder if at some point it would be worth swapping affiliates with the Chi Sox.  Charlotte is a bit closer to us and I think NC is theoretically Nats / Os territory.  As for the Chicago, the distance is probably a little less to Rochester.  I'll guess Charlotte is more of a transportation hub, so it probably is more functional for Chicago.  Better weather, too.

I doubt the Sox would be interested.  They've deliberately chosen to have their low-A through AAA affiliates in a pretty small area in the southeast:  Kannapolis, Winston-Salem, Birmingham, Charlotte.  They've had those four teams for 20 years now, which is almost unheard-of stability, especially given what just happened with MiLB. 

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I doubt the Sox would be interested.  They've deliberately chosen to have their low-A through AAA affiliates in a pretty small area in the southeast:  Kannapolis, Winston-Salem, Birmingham, Charlotte.  They've had those four teams for 20 years now, which is almost unheard-of stability, especially given what just happened with MiLB. 
yes, that makes a ton of sense.  I suppose the same thing for the rays and the bulls

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Just a thought - I wonder if at some point it would be worth swapping affiliates with the Chi Sox.  Charlotte is a bit closer to us and I think NC is theoretically Nats / Os territory.  As for the Chicago, the distance is probably a little less to Rochester.  I'll guess Charlotte is more of a transportation hub, so it probably is more functional for Chicago.  Better weather, too.
That ain't gonna happen.

MLB and their teams just completed a massive and at times, contentious reorganization.

If the Nats were going to get Charlotte, it would have happened. Charlotte has nicer weather and a jewel of a stadium. I wouldn't swap out if I were the White Sox.

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That ain't gonna happen.

MLB and their teams just completed a massive and at times, contentious reorganization.

If the Nats were going to get Charlotte, it would have happened. Charlotte has nicer weather and a jewel of a stadium. I wouldn't swap out if I were the White Sox.
probably even less of a chance at Durham.