Found April 24, 2014 on FF Locker Room:
In case you live under a rock, last night New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox for having pine tar on his neck. The reason I put the word cheating in quotes is because I think how you feel about Pineda really has more to do with what team you root for than what he actually did.Let’s face it, we have Boston Red Sox fans screaming and pointing fingers like Pineda had a steroid needle coming out his butt. What Pineda did is no different than what Jon Lester and Clay Buchholz have and likely will continue to do. When assigned the job of throwing the ball 95 mph towards another human being, you’re likely going to want to have a nice grip on the baseball. I’m not going to defend what Pineda did because rules are rules. He broke them, deserved to be ejected and deserves any punishment that comes thereafter. Where I do have a problem is when internet gangsters start casting aspersions as if Pineda was caught giving away US Milit...
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