Found July 10, 2013 on NESN.com:
The participants for the 2013 Home Run Derby were announced on Monday, but A.J. Burnett waited until Tuesday to vent his grievances about his teammate who didn’t make the cut — only he forgot to turn on spell check. Slugger Pedro Alvarez of the Pittsburgh Pirates won’t be swinging for the fences at Citi Field on Monday, and Burnett made it clear online that he didn’t agree with the snub. What he didn’t make clear however, was that he knew how to spell his teammate’s name. Check out Burnett’s struggles and excuses for the misspellings below. Will somebody explain to me how the hell Pedro Alveras is not in the Homerun Derby? Does the National League not wanna win? #ElToro— AJ Burnett (@wudeydo34) July 08, 2013 My bad. Haha. Alveras! #autocorrectsucks— AJ Burnett (@wudeydo34) July 08, 2013 Ok,.. Here we go,...Alveraz! #cleanitup34— AJ Burnett (@wudeydo34) July 08, 2013 I quit! .........EL TORO!— AJ Burnett (@wudeydo34) July 08, 2013 Thumbnail photo via Twitter/@Pirates
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