A-Rod suspension: online reaction

Baseball fans reacted on social media as MLB banned Alex Rodriguez and 12 others in relation to the Biogenesis drug scandal


  1. Alex Rodriguez was given a 211-game suspension. 
  2. Reaction was swift: 
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  4. Others accepting suspensions: All-stars Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera, along with New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli and outfielder Fernando Martinez; Philadelphia pitcher Antonio Bastardo; Seattle catcher Jesus Montero; New York Mets infielder Jordany Valdespin and outfielder Cesar Puello; Houston pitcher Sergio Escalona; San Diego pitcher Fautino De Los Santos; and free agent pitcher Jordan Norberto.
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  6. Some rushed to his defence: 
  7. Others shared their frustration and anger. 
  8. Great, now every meeting this afternoon will be sidetracked by Alex Rodriguez. His performance enhancers...
  9. And of course, some cracked wise.