Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Jenrry Mejia

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Maybe you missed this little news story …Red Sox sign previously banned Mejia to minor league deal . Here’s the rub …Jenrry Mejia was banned for life after testing positive for performance enhancing drugs (PEDS) on 3 separate occasions. Not one not two but three times. Yes the Comissioner reinstated Mejia after meeting with him. Yes it’s about giving a person another chance, but look at all the free agent relievers that are still available Red Sox own Craig Kimbrel, amoung others and the best Boston can do is sign a three cheat? This isn’t sitting well with several players and normally the players are more supportive about their own ….

Justin Verlander tweeted …What’s the point??? Smh
Peter Moylan also tweeted…Hows my offseason going? This guy had a lifetime ban and still signed before me!!!
And this tweet from Josh Reddick …Cheating is NOT ok… oh wait maybe it is.
Being that Mejia is signed to a minor league deal he isn’t guaranteed a roster spot in spring training. He could start the year in the minors and then get called up during the season. If you think things are heated now wait and see the responses by the players should Mejia gets the call.

Published by bklynboy59

Welcome to Smallthoughtsinasportsworld. We keep it fun and we keep interesting and informative. On Tuesdays we go back in time with Old School Tuesdays, on Thursdays we keep it fun by Smallthoughts Trivia Thursday and on Fridays is Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week and we also post the answer from Smallthoughts:Trivia Thursday. I am a lifelong New York Mets, Knicks and Jets and Giants fan. I root hard for my teams and have rooted for them even when it wasn't and in some cases still isn't easy. I enjoy talking sports, and on here I get to write about it as well. I have my thoughts hence Small thoughts, we will not always agree, but respectfully speak about what we feel. I invite your comments and feedback as well. You can also follow me on twitter @bklynboy59 and facebook Jerry bklynboy Small

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