Ryan Braun suspended for remainder of 2013 season

I know, the pope's in Brazil, and I haven't even got a post out today(camping was fun), but this is a Sconnie blog.
It's official: Major League Baseball has suspended Ryan Braun for the remainder of the 2013 season.
Braun has accepted the punishment, meaning there will be no appeal. There will be no hope that he beats MLB once again. In fact, the amount of games missed was apparently negotiated between Braun and MLB.

The suspension spans 65 games. Not 50. Not 100. Not for life. So, I don't know. I guess the two sides came to an agreement. For my part, I think anything more than 50 games is absolute baloney. This is the first time that he has been actually suspended, he should not be suspended for more than set 50 game penalty for performance enhancing drugs.

Because, you know what, he wasn't technically suspended for that. He was suspended for violating the Joint Drug Agreement in the Basic Agreement. His actual violations were not specified. So well PEDs are probably what he was suspended for, MLB won't even come out and say it.
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The statements from both Braun and MLB borderline on ridiculous on how totally ambiguous they are.

Guess what, should have kept Prince and let Braun go. 


  1. Braun needs to publicly apologize to Dino Laurenzi Jr.He was the individual who had the sample from the first incident that got magically contaminated while in his custody. Nevermind the fact that the sample was sealed the entire time.

    Braun and the media ran his name through the mud and now the truth is known. Braun is a liar and a cheater who knowingly let Laurenzi Jr. get piled on and called every name in the book. Shameful.

  2. Agree on how bizarre the vagueness has been. Given the wild speculation on the internet about this, mostly by Brewer and Braun haters, you would think that Braun would want to be more specific. Every internet message board is suggesting that Braun's entire career has been one PED-fueled fraud. If that isn't true, I would want that cleared up.

  3. ...am I supposed to be interested in reading about this "celebrity"?

  4. Well Ryan, pick your ass back up, dust yourself off, and go back to work next year clean.

    Am I angry and disappointed? Yes. But I will only stay that way if he doesn't change or quits.


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