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Pitch by Pitch baseball camp coaches: A-Rod suspension a great teaching moment

Coaches: A-Rod suspension a great teaching moment

CONGERS - The coaches at Pitch by Pitch baseball camp say Alex Rodriguez's suspension is a great teaching opportunity for their young players.

"The biggest thing they could learn from it is there are consequences for actions you take when you don't do the right thing," a Pitch by Pitch coach said. "Doing the right thing is important."

The Congers' camp's players say A-Rod's PED use was disrespectful to the game and that he deserved to be suspended.

"Work hard and you don't need to cheat," Julian Brooks said. "Just practice, practice, practice and play."

The camp's coaches say many members have aspirations to make it into the big leagues one day. 

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