Gomes: ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’ A-Rod Can Play During Appeal

August 6, 2013 12:47 PM
Gomes: ‘Doesn’t Make Sense’ A-Rod Can Play During Appeal
" BOSTON (CBS) – Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez for 211 games on Monday for his involvement in the Biogensis scandal, but the third baseman is appealing the ban and will be allowed to suit up for the Yankees while that process plays out.

That has a few players around the baseball upset, including Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes.

“I don’t think so, to tell you the truth,” Gomes replied when asked if it’s right that Rodriguez can play during his appeal, according to CSNNE . “I can imagine being the pitcher, just knowing this guy is on or has done steroids. That’s not an equal battle right there. I don’t know how that would really work out. Good thing I don’t pitch. It doesn’t make much sense that he’s still playing.”

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Rodriguez’s appeal won’t likely be heard for another month — at the earliest. He was one of 13 players suspended by MLB for PED use on Monday, though the 12 others were only banned for 50 games "

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