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So if you're a player named by Mitchell...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 21, Dec 13, 2007.

  1. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    ....what now?

    Do you deny? Admit it? Stonewall?

    If MLB follows the recommendation to not levy punishment, do you actually gain more by taking the high road and admitting it?
  2. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    If you're active, come clean and admit it.

    If you're Roger Clemens, retire.
  3. andyouare?

    andyouare? Guest

    If you admit to something that wasn't illegal -- accroding to MLB rules -- at the time, then is it illegal? It's like smoking hash in Amsterdam.
  4. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    At that point you clearly are not there to talk about the past. :)
  5. 21

    21 Well-Known Member

    Purchasing and possessing anabolic steroids is a felony. Illegal.
  6. Lugnuts

    Lugnuts Well-Known Member

    If you're Clemens... I have no idea what you do.

    If you're now in broadcasting like Vina or Justice (who by the way hosts a kids show on YES), I don't know man, I don't know.

    I guess they'll deny.
  7. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    Go to Mitchell or to MLB and say "yeah I did it" and move on. There is no formal punishment or any type of punishment that will rectify all of this.

    Public embarassment by having your name out there is a start.
  8. Double Down

    Double Down Well-Known Member

    I wonder if people will make the same argument for Clemens that the did for Bonds, the one that goes, "He was a HOF'er before he started taking steroids!"

    The question is: Was he?

    If you're Clemens, I think you're pretty much fucked. You can deny, but no one is going to believe you.
  9. jgmacg

    jgmacg Guest

    Giambi seemed to succeed with the non-apology apology. America loves to punish its household gods, then award them a second chance.
  10. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    So in this case you actually CAN blame the media.
  11. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    What if someone else buys them and injects them into your ass?
  12. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Active Member

    And I would expect that to follow through. They can give the non-apology apology all they want to.

    I think this is needs to be stressed: there are a lot of names in this report. There is a list of those who were "reported" and those who "have done it." It sounds nit-picky, but I know that I'm going to spend my Christmas reading 409 pages of this report.

    I'm more interested in how it was purchased, who ordered them, and how did others knew about it, and how it was distributed to the individual players or locker rooms.
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