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Dukes: I smoked pot before games

Posted on: February 11, 2011 6:01 pm
 
Elijah Dukes Elijah Dukes is only 26, but he has packed a lot into those years. He was a hot-shot baseball prospect, washed out after 240 big-league games, has six children by four different women, ran through most of his money and now is reinventing himself as a rapper called Fly Eli.

The Tampa Tribune is coming out with a profile on Dukes, who was a third-round pick of the (then-Devil) Rays in 2002 and released by the Nationals in March, in tomorrow's editions. But the paper has a teaser up for the story on its website, and it sounds like a humdinger.
He says he was blackballed by baseball after he came forward last year with allegations that fellow ballplayers were smuggling drugs onto chartered aircraft, using drugs in hotel rooms after flights and how he would sometimes smoke marijuana before home games when he played for the Washington Nationals.
So if you've ever wondered to yourself, "Say, what ever happened to that Elijah Dukes kid?" well, that's what happened.

-- David Andriesen

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Since: Sep 17, 2007
Posted on: February 12, 2011 3:57 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

I agree with Sparta I can't help but imagine some of the pitchers smoke alittle pot on their off days...

It's true. I bought from a guy Derek Lowe used to buy from... or at least that's what the guy told me. I'd give anything to smoke with Lincecum or do pretty much any drug with Brian Wilson. Hell, I bet standing in front of a white wall wearing a white shirt beside Wilson would be a blast.

(Dukes) has six children by four different women, ran through most of his money and now is reinventing himself as a rapper called Fly Eli

He's not quite on Antonio Cromartie's level but he's on his way. LMAO @ AES' observation about Dukes' rap moniker. If the Beastie Boys didn't know any better, they might offer him a job.



Since: Sep 24, 2008
Posted on: February 12, 2011 10:20 am
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

Ok....here's a lonk to his rap crap. Dude really should just say NO to drugs and more than likely.....NO to a career in RAP.






Since: Jun 13, 2008
Posted on: February 12, 2011 5:02 am
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

It's hard to dispute any of the comments I read.You take a guy like Delmon Young.The only reason I mention him is because when he first came up with the Tampa Bay Rays he had a similar reputation as Fly Eli,LMAO! The difference in the reputations are that I never heard Young's name associated with marijuana or any other drugs.He was however labeled a bad influence in the clubhouse with a bad attitude & a questionable work ethic.The difference is Delmon Young decided at some point,probably after the '09-'10 off-season that he was going to play the good soldier & look at how it worked out for him in 2010.


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Since: Jul 22, 2010
Posted on: February 12, 2011 1:45 am
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Since: Dec 12, 2007
Posted on: February 11, 2011 11:48 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

He thinks he was blackballed because he was a whistleblower?  I guess it had nothing to do with his .242 career BA, his 18/36 career steals, or the fact that he was among the league leaders in errors by a RF in 08 and 09 despite never playing more than 107 games.  Even a team that has struggled to get out of the cellar has no need for a cancerous player like this.  Good riddance.



Since: Jun 7, 2010
Posted on: February 11, 2011 10:46 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

I agree with Sparta I can't help but imagine some of the pitchers smoke alittle pot on their off days...



Since: Sep 24, 2008
Posted on: February 11, 2011 9:41 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

This guy is the epitomy of the word.........LOSER. He has it all. Money? Nah...he blew it all on herb.....rather than condoms. Fame? Hell no.....no one really even knows his name. 6 kids by 4 different women....well at least he's keeping his batting average up. Of course he probably doesn't even know their names...or the babies momma's name.

This guy should be hanging out with Tupac...oh, that's right he's dead. Maybe if he played in the NBA it would be Allen Iverson...o'h that's right he's washed up. If he played in the NFL, well maybe he hangs out with Pacman Jones or even DeAngelo Hall. Face it...this guy will never amount to anything good or even bad. He will just fade away into the night and no one will ever remember his name.

It must have been a slow night for stories in MLB. No one really care what this turd does. Do you? 



Since: Jun 21, 2009
Posted on: February 11, 2011 9:15 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

If I were playing for a last-place baseball team I'd be tempted to smoke marijuana before games, too. It's a wonder there aren't more Elijah Dukes. Jeez, three-plus hours of grown men standing around scratching themselves, chewing and spitting. The audience is drinking beer and eating sausages to keep from being bored, so why can't a player smoke a little herb?



Since: Oct 24, 2006
Posted on: February 11, 2011 7:26 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

It's all sports, lincecum smoked more than dukes, but he did his work on the field also.



Since: Jun 3, 2010
Posted on: February 11, 2011 6:18 pm
 

Dukes: I smoked pot before games

AES, I think this will give you some insight into his rapping ... uhh ... prowess.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7o1bX7Ku4Y


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