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Sidney Ponson is released by the Royals.

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Over the last decade, Ponson has:

  • been arrested for assaulting a judge in his native Aruba (2004).
  • been slapped with at least two D.U.I. charges (both in 2005).
  • been released and had a contract voided for being a legal and physical mess (Baltimore, 2005).
  • been designated for assignment because “We don’t feel Sidney deserves to be here or wants to be here. We’re not going to get into details other than to say we’re clearly trying to put together a team here, in a true sense of the word. Based on some recent comments and other such things, it was pretty clear that he did not want to be part of that, and it’s something we’re not going to tolerate” (Texas, 2008).
  • tested positive for a stimulant (World Baseball Classic, 2009).
  • played for seven different clubs (1998-2009).

Would a real Knight do this?It’s absolutely shameful that someone with the moral ineptitude of Sidney Ponson keeps getting contracts.

Every season he somehow lands a one-year deal worth about a million dollars before he’s inevitably released for being an ineffective whale.

Because of his infraction during the WBC testing, Ponson is banned from international competition for the next couple years. We can only hope that no team signs him and his time in Major League Baseball is over.

Who’s with me?

Let’s get this piece out of baseball!

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  1. Baseballbriefs.com tracking back Sidney Ponson is released by the Royals….

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    August 2, 2009 at 6:02 pm


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