Originally Posted by ABQCOWBOY
He physically threatened the Owner/GM. That's a no-no in any sport. Even if Jerry wanted to look past it, which is probably not wise, the other owners would almost certainly force his hand. The last thing the Owners want is for players to get the idea that they can physically intimidate Management or Ownership. If Jerry lets it slide, then the Union has presidents and the next time it happens, it's much more difficult to deal with.
I think Jerry pretty much has no choice in this deal. That's just my opinion but I think that's how it will work.
You think him and Jerry could agree for Rat to make a public apology? Maybe that way they can somewhat clean up his image. I don't know if he apologized or not yet.