Yesterday, Major League Baseball denied the Yankees protest regarding their game against the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. Here’s a quote from Brian Cashman that pretty much sums up my opinion on the subject:

“Surprise, surprise,” Brian Cashman said. “I don’t remember any protests outside of the George Brett one ever working. It doesn’t mean you don’t go through the procedure. We weren’t protesting that Beckett wasn’t injured, we were protesting the procedure on how Beckett was pulled. Denied.”

Why does baseball even have the option to protest a game if they never hold up any of the protests? Although I have to wonder what the league would do if the Yankees were on the other side of this.


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