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View Poll Results: Your thoughts on Cano snubbing Melky?

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  • Dick move, just slap the guy's hand, he was your teammate.

    8 16.33%
  • I'm fine with it. The game counts and he just hit a bomb off his team.

    25 51.02%
  • Could go either way. Just a minor thing that happened, not worth dissecting.

    16 32.65%
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    Cano snubs Melky on the handshake - Fair or Foul?

    In what was, for the most part, a fairly uneventful All-Star game there was one little nugget of mini controversy when Robinson Cano declined to slap or shake the hand of his former teammate Melky Cabrera as Melky rounded 2nd base following his two run home run on Tuesday night.

    I haven't been able to find any quotes from either guy after the game about it.

    Granted, the game does count and they're playing on opposite teams, but it still seemed slightly dick-ish to me. Konerko was having fun with Chipper at first base after his thousand hopper ground ball single, Prince and Braun exchanged pleasantries after his leaping LF grab robbed Fielder of extra bases... There were lots of little exchanges like that. I mean yeah it counts, but it's still an exhibition game. And again, these guys were teammates.

    So what does everyone else make of it?
    Last edited by turnaround3; 07-11-2012 at 01:20 AM.


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    It's nothing. It was talked about on the telecast that both players are good friends and talk all the time. Cano was just messing with Melky.

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    It just seemed odd to me that Cano, of all people, would be the guy. This is the same dude who opened the FOX telecast by proclaiming "There's one statistic I lead the league in every year....smiles."

    I mean. Really?


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    It's fine. Not a big deal at all.

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    it was absolutely nothing.

    And Melky said he reached out after Cano said 'nice home run'

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    I like the tags though

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    It's nothing. There best friends

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    What was wrong, was the way the fans treated Cano and his family.

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    Dude they're best friends get over it

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    Boring thread op find a hobby
    #BringBackMatty

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    Meh it's not a big deal, they're friends and Cano said back in the beginning of June that he was happy and was rooting for Melky to continue his success in San Fran. This is being blown out of proportion.


    Exactly how many giants fans feel:cry:

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    This is a non-issue. Cano and Melky are best friends. There are rumors floating around that the reason why Melky was traded was because Cano and Melky were having "too" much fun and not focusing on baseball. Hell, after the game they probably went out partying like it was 2009.

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    Quote Originally Posted by oak2455 View Post
    Boring thread op find a hobby


    Anyway, to the one or two super defensive Yank fans (one or two specifically, not all the Yankee fans that have responded so far), I actually voted for the third option when I created the poll. You'll notice in my OP I describe the incident as "slightly dickish". I don't think I'm blowing anything out of proportion at all since I haven't really made it out to be anything. I'm a Cub fan and consequently have no knowledge of any Cano/Melky history be it good or bad, so I made the thread with the sole purpose of inquiry.

    I doubt I'm the only one with no background knowledge of the apparently deep-rooted Cano/Melky thunderbuddy partnership who watched the game Tuesday night, saw it happen, and thought "Hmm, well that was kinda douchey."

    Soooo you can all relax.


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    When Melk came up and struggled at the end of the 2005 season it was Robinson who gave him guidance having abit experience under his belt. They like mentioned above are best friends and it was probably Robinson joking around with Melky on that play.
    Last edited by popo85; 07-11-2012 at 01:49 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffy25 View Post
    I like the tags though
    I still can't believe I got an infraction for funny tags once.

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