EDINA, Minn. - News of major suspensions in Major League Baseball got the attention of some Minnesota athletes on Monday.
"They're not playing the right way," said Logan Borg.
While Borg and his teammates on the Eden Prairie Legion Baseball team prepared to face Burnsville in the state final game, news of suspensions of players like Alex Rodriguez spread.
"They're heroes to some kids and to see them really mess up and make poor choices is a let down," he said. "It's really disappointing."
For the next generation of athletes, names like "A-Rod" are as big as they come. His 211-game suspension for his connection to a company that is accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs is one of the harshest penalties Major League Baseball has ever handed down.
Parents are reacting, too.
"Hopefully, the consequences that are coming down will actually help the younger players to think there is a right way to play the game," said Rob Wassenaar
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