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Unwritten rules violations

Three former pitching greats share their thoughts on how best to mete out justice

Updated: May 5, 2010, 1:05 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, a perennial All-Star and Hall of Fame-caliber lightning rod, recently landed in the middle of controversy with a seemingly harmless jog across San Francisco's East Bay. When Rodriguez cut across the pitcher's mound during a game against Oakland, A's pitcher Dallas Braden took offense and ripped him for his lack of professional courtesy. The incident set off a major turf war and prompted some inflammatory back-and-forth in the papers.

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