Found August 19, 2013 on FenwayNation:
The Immaculate Plunking?An endless debate will ensue over whether Ryan Dempster should have plunked The Fraudulent One last night in a 9-6 loss to The Evil Ones at Fenway. In isolation, it was a long overdue act against a punk who has disgraced baseball. But, in the context of an important game, it seems to have ignited a fire under the AARP Yankees—at least for one night. Was it worth it? We'll let you know on October 1st. The game itself was more about Demspter and the bullpen allowing a 6-3 lead to evaporate—a lead built after the Immaculate Plunking of Alex Rodriguez. There was no excuse for that—and it calls into question how good Dempster really is. Bottom line? It felt good at first, it may have turned the remaining seven games against The Pinstriped Posers into a slugfest of epic proportions.

MLB Suspends Dempster Five Games

Irony is never a stranger to Major League Baseball.  Boston Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster was suspended five games for plunking controversial New York Yankees slugger, Alex Rodriguez, with a pitch. Major league pitchers start every five or six games, depending on team off days, so in reality Dempster won’t miss any starts. Dempster was not ejected after hitting Rodriguez in the...

Dempster suspended five games, fined

Ryan Dempster of the Boston Red Sox was suspended for five games and fined by Major League Baseball for intentionally hitting Yankees star Alex Rodriguez with a pitch last weekend. The penalty was announced Tuesday by MLB senior vice president Joe Garagiola Jr., two days after Dempster hit A-Rod in the second inning at Fenway Park. Garagiola also fined Yankees manager Joe Girardi...

Red Sox P Ryan Dempster Suspended 5 Games For Throwing At A-Rod

Ryan Dempster you lose. ESPN is reporting that Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster has been suspended five games for throwing at Alex Rodriguez over the weekend. Ryan Dempster five-game suspension for throwing at A-Rod. #yankees #redsox — Adam Rubin (@AdamRubinESPN) August 20, 2013 Ryan Dempster of course was mad about Rodriguez juicing and still being allowed to play while suspended...

Joe Girardi Wants Ryan Dempster Suspended, Says ‘Everyone Knows’ Pitcher Hit Alex Rodriguez Intentionally (Video)

Joe Girardi is still fuming about Ryan Dempster hitting Alex Rodriguez. Dempster drilled Rodriguez in the second inning of Sunday’s game, which prompted home plate umpire Brian O’Nora to issue warnings to both sides. Girardi said after the game that he thought the situation was handled poorly. He wanted Dempster to be ejected, and he now wants the Red Sox pitcher to be suspended...

Girardi says Dempster should be suspended

Yankees manager Joe Girardi say it will be ''open season'' on Alex Rodriguez if Major League Baseball fails to suspend Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster for hitting the New York star with a pitch. Dempster threw one pitch behind A-Rod's knees and two more inside at Fenway Park on Sunday. Then his 3-0 pitch struck Rodriguez's left elbow pad and ricocheted off his...

Ryan Dempster Instantly Becomes Red Sox Nation’s Favorite Player

AP Photo The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are this week’s ESPN Sunday Night Baseball game of the week and the rivalry truly is renewed. Ryan Dempster hits Alex Rodriguez with a fastball to the back and Fenway Park erupts into cheers. For the first time since Rodriguez returned to the major leagues since his appeal of his lengthy suspension a opposing pitcher purposely throws...

Ryan Dempster fined, suspended for hitting Alex Rodriguez

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster has officially received a five-game suspension from Major League Baseball for intentionally throwing at and hitting New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez on Sunday night. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was also fined for his argument with umpire Brian O’Nora following the incident. It was the right move for Major League Baseball...

The Red Sox playing beanball was so stupid

I don’t care if this dude is a Red Sox fans. He deserves all the stupid comments thrown his way. Anyways, last night Boston Red Sox pitcher Ryan Dempster tried to plunk Alex Rodriguez because… um… he was involved in Biogenesis? I don’t know. It really doesn’t make sense to me either. He didn’t show up a home-run – also stupid – or badmouth somebody on the Red Sox...

Ryan Dempster reportedly told writer he would hit Alex Rodriguez

Ryan Dempster made it obvious that he was intentionally trying to hit Alex Rodriguez during Sunday’s Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees game, but did you realize that Dempster likely had this planned for a while? Ottawan Citizen sports writer Wayne Scanlan tweeted that Dempster told him he planned to “drill” A-Rod the first chance he […]

A-Rod takes Dempster deep after being drilled as Yankees top Red Sox

Alex Rodriguez has worn the villain’s hat long enough to know he is disliked throughout baseball. What he doesn’t want is people throwing at him because of their opinions of him filing an appeal of a suspension. “Whether you like me or hate me that was wrong and unprofessional and silly and kind of a silly way to get somebody hurt on your team as well’’ Rodriguez said...

Girardi wants Dempster suspended

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said it will be ''open season'' on Alex Rodriguez if Major League Baseball fails to suspend Boston pitcher Ryan Dempster for hitting the New York star with a pitch.

John Farrell Doesn’t Think Ryan Dempster Will Be Suspended, Reiterates Stance on Alex Rodriguez Incident

Joe Girardi thinks that Ryan Dempster should be suspended. John Farrell, as you might expect, feels differently. Major League Baseball is currently in the process of determining whether or not Dempster should be disciplined for hitting Alex Rodriguez with a pitch in the second inning of Sunday’s Red Sox-Yankees game. Farrell reiterated his stance on the incident Monday, telling...

Yankees beat Red Sox as tempers flare at Fenway Park

The Yankees Red Sox rivalry might have been not as heated as it was in the past, but last night proved that their games are always worth watching. The rubber match ended up going to the Yankees as they beat the Red Sox 9-6. Fireworks exploded in the second inning when Boston’s Ryan Dempster was aiming for New York’s Alex Rodriguez almost every pitch. Everyone could see the message...

Red Sox-Yankees Live: Ryan Dempster, CC Sabathia Set to Square Off in Rubber Match on National Stage

6:08 p.m.: Dustin Pedroia fouled a ball off his shin Saturday, and he was removed from the game before the bottom of the ninth inning. He’s ready to go Sunday, though. Mike Napoli, meanwhile, be out of the Red Sox’ lineup again. He’s been dealing with a foot ailment, and his status remains day-to-day. Daniel Nava will play first base and bat seventh in Napoli’s absence. Check...
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