Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 6/6/13
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If you’ve read any sports blogs or watched any sports media in the last couple of days you’re probably aware of the Outside The Lines report that Major League Baseball is planning to suspend about 20 players sometime in the coming weeks. You may have missed the source on the report but this has been issue #1 for most sports media outlets since the NBA Finals matchup was set. The headlines are mostly concerned with Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez (one enterprising sports journalist made the claim that EVEN BIGGER names than that! are going to be suspended but when reached for a comment on who in the sport baseball is a bigger name than those two the answer was non-committal*) and Bud Selig’s quest to suspend the otherwise unspectacular bunch for 100 games apiece. Not surprisingly the dam that burst in the MSM (thanks for the tip, firedoglake commenters, that is much easier than typing out mainstream media!) has more to do with hand-wringing over the prevalence of PEDs in baseball than with addressing just what in the hell kind of slick **** Mr. Selig is trying to pull here. For the record, it makes no sense to say [...]
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