A Post Mortem: The JP Ricciardi Era Comes To an End

Posted: 3rd October 2009 by Will Rainey in MLB
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So it begins. For several years now the impatient McFans of the Toronto Blue Jays have cried out for the head of the GM and today they finally got their wish. I have said in this space, and believe, that the time was right to let him go, because the team has imploded this year in multiple ways. I'm not convinced all or even most of the current wreckage is his fault, either actively or passively. It's not without importance that the real downward spiral didn't start until Paul Beeston returned to power. It pains me to say that because he, much more than Cito, is among my heroes from the glory days but there it is.

Still and all, there was no reasonable way out of the current mess that didn't involve JP getting the ax. As for the timing, it seems to me self-evident that the Hurricane ...

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