On Bautista, Cox, and Media Double Standards

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Except for a few tweets yesterday, I was planning on staying away from this story. Not because it isn’t wildly intriguing to me, but moreso because I’d like to be known as more than just the “poor kid” who “raised the question” about Raul Ibanez and steroids last season (as Keith Law described it).

But this morning a couple of thoughts occurred to me.

First, my good buddy @WorldofIsaac sent me a link to the following tweet from Greg Wyshynski (aka Puck Daddy):

Has Jerod Morris opined on Damien Cox not getting same “Outside The Lines” treatment he got for steroid speculation? Would love to hear it.

As Isaac reminded me, few individuals in the sports blogosphere are as revered as Greg Wyshynski. I’m not even a hockey fan and I know...

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