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#583789 - 07/18/17 12:51 PM MASN
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Apart from outright repealing and replacing MASN, the Nats got good news last week when the appeals court in New York finally decided the MLB arbitration process is good enough for MASN because that's how it was set up.

Havana Pete liked it until the panel of his peers gave the Nats more money than he could afford to pay them (i.e. real world market TV rates), because he would have to pay the Baltimore Orioles the exact same amount under the original agreement, and that would completely bankrupt MASN.

The funny thing about Havana Pete's obstinance is that when they crafted the MASN deal, the message to fans was that his Baltimore team could compete with the Yankees and Red Sox in terms of TV money.

But because Havana Pete refuses to pay the arbitration award to the Nationals (again, the same amount which he would also have to pay to the Orioles which would bankrupt MASN) the Orioles don't have the money to pay to keep someone like Machado.

So you have a scenario where Havana Pete insisted on having control of MASN to make the Orioles flush, and he is now short-changing the Orioles to keep MASN flush.

Havana Pete's stupidity is almost comical.


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#583868 - 07/18/17 10:14 PM Re: MASN [Re: Washington Senator]
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#583986 - 07/19/17 11:04 PM Re: MASN [Re: 08Cubs]
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Cheers, gentlemen.
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#584318 - 07/23/17 03:16 PM Re: MASN [Re: Youppi*]
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It must be embarrassing for Havana Pete to always have his hands out in front of his ownership peers.

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#587328 - 08/29/17 09:26 AM Re: MASN [Re: Washington Senator]
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Havana Pete's birth was an embarrassment.
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