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Arizona Diamondbacks manager Kirk Gibson is angry about performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs) and he wants to question one of the two League MVPs recently suspended (or facing suspension) as a fallout of the Biogenesis clinic scandal. The 1988 National League MVP Gibson has some questions for the 2011 NL MVP, Ryan Braun. According to Nick Piecoro of the AZCentral.com, Gibson sounded off: I told [my wife] that if I get a chance to see Braun, I got a question for him, right to his face. Is he about rehearsed by now? About ready to come out? He’s probably been practicing at theater school somewhere. Anyway, she was looking at how things like that can influence people’s opportunities and the opportunity to do something like that.” Gibson, always known for his tough approach to the game (reflected in his current over-achieving Diamondbacks team), went on to emphasize his frustration: “I’m not surprised he hasn’t addressed people. He probably doesn’t give a (expletive) about me. He’s got it really good. I was one of the guys who went through many things – work stoppages, etc. – so that he could do that. I would hope that he respects me and everybody who stood up for him before he played the game. Everybody looks at it differently, but if he thinks he’s giving back to the game, he has a different idea of how to give back than I do.” Gibson takes issue with Ryan Braun’s “story”Credit cdn1.sbnation.com Gibson won the 2011 Manager of the Year, his team was eliminated by the allegedly juiced up Braun and his Milwaukee Brewers, so you can understand how this hits a nerve. “Everybody listened to his line of (expletive), so you take him at face value,” Gibson said, referring to Braun’s press conference in spring training of 2012. “All things considered, we should have won the game. All things considered, the last game, we tied it up and we had a chance to win it. There were other times in my career when I did overcome cheaters. We had our chance.” Word has come out that Braun plans to come clean on his transgressions, perhaps early next week. A major question asked by fans and media these days are how to those who cheated make right those they took from. Be it playing time, salary, ticket prices, game victories, records, you-name-it. I don’t think we’re anywhere near answering that question. - David Whitlock Be sure to like our Facebook Page Or follow us on Twitter - David Whitlock Follow @lhd_on_sports - Blog Follow @RBTS_baseball - Sports-Kings Follow @realsportskings The post Kirk Gibson says he “got a question” for Ryan Braun, but won’t share appeared first on Reading Between The Seams.
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Kirk Gibson says he would like to have a private conversation with disgraced slugger Ryan Braun.
The Arizona Diamondbacks manager said Sunday that ''cheaters'' like Braun rob other players of opportunities for moments such as his pinch-hit home run during the ninth inning of Game 1 of the 1988 World Series for the Dodgers.
Braun accepted a 65-game suspension last...
Kirk Gibson would like to have a private conversation with disgraced slugger Ryan Braun.
The Arizona Diamondbacks manager said Sunday that "cheaters" like Braun rob other players of opportunities for moments such as his pinch-hit home run during the ninth inning of Game 1 of the 1988 World Series for the Dodgers.
Braun accepted a 65-game suspension last month. The Milwaukee...
LIES, DAMNED LIES
Ryan Braun reportedly plans to finally come clean about his PED use and lying about cheating. Braun is currently on suspension.
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Kirk Gibson would like to have a private conversation with disgraced slugger Ryan Braun.
The Diamondbacks manager said Sunday that "cheaters" like Braun rob other players of opportunities for moments such as his pinch-hit home run during the ninth inning of Game 1 of the 1988 World Series for the Dodgers.
Braun accepted a 65-game suspension last month...
Teammates, friends and fans all felt betrayed by Ryan Braun’s role in the Biogenesis scandal that saw him accept a 65-game suspension on July 22. Braun vehemently denied using performing-enhancing drugs in the past, and now an apology and admission of guilt by the outfielder won’t erase the damage he did for at least one man in Major League Baseball.
After reports were made that...
A former college classmate has sued Ryan Braun for defamation and emotional distress, saying the Brewers slugger lied about why their friendship fell apart after a business deal went sour.
The lawsuit filed in Milwaukee last month by law student Ralph Sasson says Braun's agent hired him in 2011 to do legal research aimed at clearing Braun after the left fielder tested positive...
Pretty sure Ryan Braun is in the running for worst human being ever…or near the top.
Exposed liar/disgraced former MVP Ryan Braun was said to have told players that the collector of his urine sample which tested outrageously high for synthetic testosterone was an anti-Semite. This was all in an attempt by Braun to garner the sympathy from peers and discredit the collector.
Milwaukee Brewers embattled left fielder Ryan Braun plans to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth.
Braun according to people who are familiar with his plans is ready to soon admit that he used performance-enhancing drugs in parts of the 2011 season the reasons why he did it and publicly apologize for the lies and deception.
People familiar with the plans who...
Suspended Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun told players around MLB prior to 2012 spring training that the man who collected his urine sample that tested positive for synthetic testosterone was anti-Semitic in an attempt to discredit him according to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan. Braun also accused the man Dino Laurenzi Jr. of being a fan of the Chicago Cubs.
Braun went to some...
Ryan Braun is ready to come clean.
Braun’s friends reportedly told USA Today on Thursday that the suspended Brewers slugger plans to admit to having used performance-enhancing drugs during the 2011 season and explain the reasons why he did so.
Braun will also reportedly apologize to everyone he has wronged throughout the process including his fellow players, his fans, Major League...
Well, we soon may have the truth, or the latest version of the truth, or whatever passes for the truth nowadays.
Ryan Braun has started offering personal apologies, according to major-league sources. He is expected to elaborate, in the near future, on why he accepted a 65-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy. And according to people he has spoken with, he is...
As Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun tried to rally support
among his major league peers while fighting a possible suspension
for a performance-enhancing drug in 2012, he told others the man
who collected his urine sample had motivation to see him suspended,
according to reports.
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