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UPDATE: Brandon Phillips’ comments about the Dominican Republic’s celebration not quite as critical as first reported

Mar 15, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT

UPDATE: Ken Rosenthal says that the comments of Phillips and others, such as they were, were not digs on the D.R. players as such. Go read his whole column here for a far more thorough handling of the comments Kernan tweeted about earlier.

5: 02 PM: I suppose it now, as they say, on:

Well, that’s the point, innit? You lost, Phillips. They beat you in a game that they feel was very important. And when you win you get to celebrate. When you lose the game you lost, you gotta play a loser-go-home game against Puerto Rico.  But sure, if you win it and get another crack at the D.R., by all means, “Show Out.” In that case you will have earned it. Like they did last night.

  1. eagles512 - Mar 16, 2013 at 9:11 AM

    I still say the DR acted like complete idiots

    • lilidee2013 - Mar 17, 2013 at 7:12 PM

      but they still won!

    • dominiki716 - Mar 17, 2013 at 7:35 PM

      u can said whatever u want about team dominican but idiots never.play the game as they did.

      • lilidee2013 - Mar 17, 2013 at 8:55 PM

        well said!

  2. bengalbrad - Mar 17, 2013 at 11:47 AM

    There is a way you act in a civilized society. They don’t act like Americans. They’re spastic..tis why there country is a stench-filled, dump.

    • lilidee2013 - Mar 17, 2013 at 7:11 PM

      ha! you are a sore loser, and the hell wants to act like Americans?? that surely is subjective point of view! and Dominicans can act spastic, they have the fines ballers this world has ever produced!!! and I suppose you have never traveled to DR? cause it is the best place in the world, yes that tiny island is paradise including the poor folks who might not speak english and eat McDonalds for breakfast! Dork, don’t dis the country cause they kicked your ass!!

    • dominiki716 - Mar 17, 2013 at 7:37 PM

      respect my country as i respect your

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