Re: Ryan Braun going down?
Originally Posted by Bumstead
Braun's test was positive. Just because you choose to agree with the Arbiter that allowed him to "avoid suspension" due to a technicality that did not affect the test in any way doesn't mean that I have to; even if you write a lot longer response than I do...believe what you want. PEDS/Clemons/Bonds/McGwuire/Sosa have destroyed the game I loved for so many years. It's time to take it back and waiting around for Braun to burst into flames while he skates around on a technicality does not impress me or make me feel like justice was served. Baseball needs to clean up the sport; they still aren't taking it seriously. It's pathetic.
Couple quick points:
1) You can chose to emphatically state that Braun's test was not affected by the way it was handled but the whole point of the collectively bargained chain of command was that sample integrity can be compromised by how the sample is handled.
2) Frankly, I'm offended that the amphetamine era destroyed several of the Babe's legitimate homerun records. I quit watching baseball in the early 50's because all of the chemical cheating was tainting the normal cheating I came to know and love from earlier eras.
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