Bud Selig, Astros Need To Stop Making Excuses

I was watching Glengarry Glen Ross the other night, and it finally clicked who Bud Selig reminds me of: Dave Moss, the sad sack salesman played by Ed Harris. Nothing is ever his fault, and the only thing keeping him from being a success are other people and the fates conspiring against him.

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Take the whole mess involving MLB moving a critical series between the Astros and the Cubs to Milwaukee following Hurricane Ike. The HOUSTON CHRONICLE reports that on the same day that MLB announced a $500,000 donation to Hurricane Ike relief funds, they also took out a full-page ad in the paper to respond to criticism by Houston fans over moving the game so close to Chicago.

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