April 22, 2021

Dodgers, MLB Teams Fear Punishment if They Speak Out Against Astros Ruling (Dodgers Nation)



What is a good scandal without individuals being forced into silence? Right now, that’s what is happening in the game of baseball by those who run MLB (cough, Rob Manfred).

Remember the Los Angeles Dodgers’ non-statement issued on the official twitter account days ago? Obviously, the organization had more to say. Veiled nicely underneath that statement was probably a little hostility not only over being robbed of a title or two, but not being allowed the right to free speech.

Now, Jeff Passan of ESPN writes about how there is some anger boiling behind the scenes amongst clubs around baseball. To say the least – the Dodgers are one of the included – if not the team at the forefront of this.

First, check out this quote. This one could make you a little angry.

“The impression,” one person familiar with the call told ESPN, “was that the penalty for complaining would be more than Houston got.”

It’s ludicrous to…

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