Jon Denney and the 15 Most Arrogant MLB Players

Jon Denney and the Most Arrogant MLB Players

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If you don't know who Jon Denney is, I will tell you. He is a 20-year-old Boston Red Sox prospect who was arrested on Wednesday, March 12, for presenting them a restricted driver's license. He went on to tell police that they will never make as much money as him and he makes over million a year. He's set to play in Class A this year, making just over ,000 a month.

Let's take a look at Denney and the most arrogant MLB players today.

Honorable Mention: Carlos Zambrano

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Honorable Mention: Carlos Zambrano

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The only reason Zambrano is not higher on this list is because he isn't technically in the MLB right now. The fiery pitcher was known for getting into player's faces -- even his own teammates.

15. Grant Balfour

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15. Grant Balfour

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"Balfour's Rage" was a real thing and the country got to see what it was all about in the 2014 MLB Playoffs. Balfour is known for his passion for the game of baseball, but it can -- and does -- come off as arrogant to opponents.

14. Ryan Braun

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14. Ryan Braun

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Ryan Braun is arrogant for what reason? Oh, you know, just lying to his closest friends and family bout taking steroids and losing the trust of an entire fan base. He was only sorry because he got caught.

13. Brandon Phillips

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13. Brandon Phillips

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Brandon Phillips has quite the trash-talking mouth on him. He has no problem calling out umpires and opponents because, well, he has no shame. Some of his best antics have been caught on tape as well.

12. Prince Fielder

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12. Prince Fielder

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Prince Fielder might seem like a good guy, but the Texas Rangers' new slugger has been known for being a bit arrogant with his home run bat flip and trot. It's almost like a slap in the face when a player hits a home run and flips his bat while watching it. That's the norm for Fielder.

11. Manny Ramirez

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11. Manny Ramirez

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Manny being Manny is a real thing. He thought he was entitled to act however he felt because he was one of MLB's biggest superstars. Manny's arrogance got old extremely fast.

10. Nyjer Morgan

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10. Nyjer Morgan

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Nyjer Morgan loves to get under opposing players' skin. He will do and act in ways just to drive his opponents mad and fans cannot stand him and his arrogant attitude. He is a MLB player who never really grew up.

9. Jimmy Rollins

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9. Jimmy Rollins

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Jimmy will always be known for his comments about taking the World Series in "five games... or six, if we are feeling generous." Don't forget the fact that he said the Phillies had figured out Mariano Rivera. The Yankees' legendary closer would say otherwise -- just look at his career.

8. Brian Wilson

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8. Brian Wilson

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Brian Wilson used to be a funny guy with a ridiculous beard. Now, he's just an arrogant MLB star who is trying to intimidate people while making no friends in the process. It's like he's out to prove the San Francisco Giants to be foolish while mean-mugging his way to the top.

7. Jon Denney

Jon Denney
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7. Jon Denney

Jon Denney
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I have already described Denney's situation in the introduction, but the 19-year-old catching prospect has a long way to go before he makes it to the big leagues. I'm going to assume his arrogant comments made to police set him back a few years.

6. Fernando Rodney

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6. Fernando Rodney

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Rodney likes to throw at opponents, stare opponents down or just tilt his hat like he's the toughest guy on the field. Okay, the hat tip isn't too arrogant, but it is annoying. Rodney has no remorse for his actions and he's extremely immature and arrogant.

5. Yasiel Puig

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5. Yasiel Puig

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Puig took to the league by storm last season and brought the Dodgers from bottom-dwellers in the NL West to division champs in no time. However, cocky actions and trash talking was not absent during his ascent toward stardom. He was all about the cocky, arrogant bat flip and attributed it to "not being used to American baseball" and it's unwritten rules.

4. Bryce Harper

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4. Bryce Harper

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Bryce Harper might be one of the cockiest young players out there, but it's hard to tell if we have seen the deepest extent of his cockiness. Harper is a great player, but his "bro" attitude and frat-like lingo have to prove his arrogance above anything else. Also, anyone who wears a "PED Free" shirt is pretty arrogant.

3. A.J. Pierzynski

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3. A.J. Pierzynski

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A.J. Pierzynski is not very well liked around the league and there's a good reason for that. He's an instigator and he believes he is much more valuable of a player than he really is.

2. Carlos Gomez

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2. Carlos Gomez

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Carlos Gomez is the king of arrogance. His slow-trotting home run celebrations are aggravating and his confrontation with Brian McCann after a home run last season just proved that.

1. Alex Rodriguez

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1. Alex Rodriguez

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A-Rod is a fraudulent, arrogant cheater. There's not much more to say about the steroid abuser who is in denial of his own faults. Rodriguez won't be playing in the big leagues next season and it has the rest of the league celebrating. Heck, even the Yankees are happy.

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