Experts, Twitterverse analyze latest in Braun PED case
MILWAUKEE - The Twitterverse was abuzz Tuesday night when ESPN broke the story that Ryan Braun and 20 other MLB players could face suspensions in connection with the Biogenesis clinic in Miami.
BREAKING: MLB will seek to suspend A-Rod, Ryan Braun and about 20 players connected to Miami clinic. Founder Tony Bosch agreed to cooperate.— T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) June 4, 2013
MLB's argument would be that A-Rod and Braun committed two offenses: connection to Bosch, and lying about PED use.— T.J. Quinn (@TJQuinnESPN) June 4, 2013
Perspectives, re-hashing of what happened in the case, and opinions followed.
@jerrywindisch lying hurts credibilty.Can MLB suspend players because Bosch says so?I'd think they'd need more than that.— Jeff Falconio (@Jeff_Falconio) June 5, 2013
Summary of Braun thing: MLB has been looking to suspend Braun for a while. Not breaking news to me. Story is that Bosch will speak to MLB.— Greg Matzek (@gmatzek) June 5, 2013
Ryan Braun’s appeal took 4-1/2 months from Oct. 2011 positive test to Feb. 2012 arbitrator ruling. Now the MLB caseload is times ~20.— Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) June 5, 2013
it's big bosch is willing to testify, but PED case is long way from complete. what will he say? will others corroborate?— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) June 5, 2013
Fan reaction spread like wildfire as well, some with passion, some with support, some with denigration, some with humor.