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Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

Posted on: February 11, 2011 6:27 pm
Edited on: February 11, 2011 7:10 pm
 

Ryan Brendan Ryan doesn't have many friends in St. Louis.

After a public blowup by ace Chris Carpenter, who showed up Ryan on the field and then had choice words for him in the dugout after Ryan was late to take the field, many wondered if the shortstop's days in St. Louis were done. They were indeed, as he was shipped to Seattle this winter.

When asked if the Cardinals would miss Ryan, closer Ryan Franklin sneered "Yeah, sure. Alright," on KFNS 590 AM in St. Louis Friday. Asked to elaborate, Franklin said Ryan was consistently tardy to buses and practices.

"It's just the things he done. He did it too many times. If you're tardy once, don't be tardy again. It just kept happening," Franklin said.

It should be interesting to hear what Ryan has to say about these allegations, but Carpenter's blowup about Ryan's tardiness to take the field suddenly is a lot less surprising.

Ryan's got a great reputation as a slick fielder and in his best seasons, can pass for a pretty darn good starter. But if he keeps this up, eventually he will run into the last time he'll ever be given a chance to be late.

-- Evan Brunell

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Since: Jan 1, 2011
Posted on: February 12, 2011 4:25 pm
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

Ryan's bat was late, too and the release on his throws were EARLY!




Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: February 12, 2011 3:39 pm
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

Why did Ryan shave his mustache? That was the one thing he had going for him. He's a lousy player and his teammates don't like him. Without the 'stache, he's got nothing.



Since: Apr 6, 2009
Posted on: February 12, 2011 11:06 am
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

Moron : A Red Sox fan in Houston. 




Since: Oct 7, 2006
Posted on: February 12, 2011 1:53 am
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

You guys are the morons. Its called accountability! Two guys in their mid 30s have every right to call a player out, it's called veteran leadership. Anyone who defends Ryan must hold the same values and see nothing wrong with it.


philsfan1
Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: February 12, 2011 1:48 am
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Since: Jun 21, 2009
Posted on: February 11, 2011 9:09 pm
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

"It's just the things he done. He did it too many times."
This is the number one problem with people- the things they do. And when we don't like what they do it only makes it worse when they do it again and again. It's too bad people don't know when to stop at just the right number of times.



Since: Dec 11, 2006
Posted on: February 11, 2011 8:46 pm
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

I'm not a Cardinals fan or anything, but I think both Franklin and especially Carpenter have all the right to call out Ryan. In baseball circles, both of those other guys hold more value than Brendan Ryan. Good luck with the Mariners dude, don't be late to the end-of-the-season "we won 65 games" party.



Since: Feb 19, 2007
Posted on: February 11, 2011 7:42 pm
 

Franklin: Ryan late multiple times for Cardinals

Chris Carpenter is overrated and a moron.

And who does Ryan Franklin think he is to criticize anybody?


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