Found August 05, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The Biogenesis bans came down on Monday and the reaction was swift and volatile from the MLB Twitterverse. We'd like to submit "#ahole" for hashtag of the year: Hey Antonio Bastardo, remember when we competed for a job in 2011. Thx alot. #ahole -- Dan Meyer (@Dmy53) August 5, 2013 Hey @RealCJ10 , just want to tell you I was clean when you were hitting lineás off me. -- Dan Meyer (@Dmy53) August 5, 2013 Denny McLain: Jhonny Peralta 'selfish' for not appealing suspension http://t.co/Sn6ToZ2xzj -- Freep Tigers (@freeptigers) August 5, 2013 Today is a sad day for MLB,the fans of this great game, and all players who may have been negatively affected by others selfishness... -- Evan Longoria (@Evan3Longoria) August 5, 2013 Ultimately, although today will be a day of infamy for MLB, it is a tremendous step in the right direction for the game we love. -- Evan Longoria (@Evan3Longoria) August 5, 2013 I'm proud of you Alex for doing the right thing and..What?...
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