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Steve Clevenger proves that social media is not for everyone

Steve Clevenger proves that social media is not for everyone

Former Orioles catcher and Baltimore native Steve Clevenger, who was traded to the Seattle Mariners last winter for major league home run leader Mark Trumbo, has been suspended for the remainder of the baseball season for making two insensitive Twitter posts.

Whether we should be punishing people for making idiotic and offensive comments in a supposedly open society that values free speech is a fair subject for debate.

Whether anyone who lives in the public spotlight should be impulsively posting on Twitter -- even a fairly obscure reserve catcher -- is not.

This is just another stupid athlete trick and the Mariners acted predictably to try and make it go away as quickly...

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