2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

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2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by jiminyhopkins » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:29 pm

Phoenix, AZ--

The Maricopa County Sherriff's Office announced today that they have opened an investigation regarding alleged underage drinking in the Talons' clubhouse.

A spokesman for the Sherriff's Office had this to say: "After the game this past September 10th, Phoenix Talons center fielder Weaver Ripley was quoted on record by local media about partaking in alcoholic beverages after the game. As Mr. Ripley was aged 20 years and 149 days at the time, we are investigating any underage consumption of alcohol that was alleged to have occured as part of postgame activities in the Talons clubhouse," the spokesman said.

In a postgame recap in the Phoenix Sun Times Post Dispatch, Ripley was quoted as saying "We'll pop the top on a cold one and get back to work tomorrow". The question appears to be what he meant by "cold one", but law enforcement officials seem to believe that the phrase refers to a beer or other chilled alcoholic beverage, such as a wine cooler, premixed margarita, or even a Zima. It is also well known that the Talons frequently have a cooler prepared with such beverages in the clubhouse to be enjoyed after team victories.

The Talons front office has had no official comment on the matter, however a source from within the organization has stated that the Ripley was misquoted. The actual quote is purported to be from Domenic Wyatt, the Talons veteran outfielder and a fan of beverages such as Fosters, a beer from his native Australia.

Public records have indicated that Mr. Ripley and other Talons personnel have been questioned by the Sherriff's Office, but no arrests or citations have been issued.
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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by usnspecialist » Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:33 pm

that is fantastic.
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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by RonCo » Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:02 pm

The talented Mr. Ripley is going to be dangerous on and off the field.
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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by Spiccoli » Wed Nov 07, 2018 6:40 pm

That story is bunk...

It’s well known that the Talon’s Clubhouse gets completely sloshed after home losses as well.

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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by Big_Al » Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:27 pm

Let it be a Zima. Oh how his reputation will plummet if pics are leaked of him with a Zima, should forever taint his popularity.
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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by Big_Al » Thu Nov 08, 2018 7:22 pm

Nice
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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by Lane » Thu Nov 08, 2018 10:26 pm

Love it! Lock him up!
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Re: 2036-21: Talons Phenom Under Investigation for Underage Drinking

Post by 7teen » Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:49 pm

Upon further investigation, it was just an O'Douls Ripley was referencing.
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