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Melky Cabrera Steroids

No Playoffs for Melky Cabrera

Melky Cabrera‘s 50 game PED suspension ended this week and he was technically able to be added to the San Francisco Giants NLCS roster. Luckily the Giants management had enough cojones to not activate the steroid user. You may remember, that Melky’s steroid suspension came with some drama, humor, and concern. First, Melky Cabrera technically could have won the NL…

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Great article by Jeff Passan about steroids in baseball

You know here at Fitz and Vig that we pride ourselves on creating our own content. We have been front and center on the steroid battle as it not only pulls at our sense of fairness and what is right, but it actually effects the outcomes of games. Plus, who isn’t frustrated when a player making millions of bucks gets…

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Steroids? Melky Cabrera Suspended 50 Games

Mary Carey’s former boyfriend has tested positive for elevated testosterone levels and has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball.  Steroids are a logical cause, although the incident can be officially filed under Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) use.  Considering the increased level of testing and attention given to PEDs within the baseball landscape, a few words come to mind,…

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Barry Bonds Receives No Jail Time

The result of Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice case is in: The juicehead, er, all time home run king has been sentenced to probation and house arrest.  Good times.  Full story here.  Fitz and Vig are still waiting for the Yanks to sign Baroid for 2012, as our left handed bat off the bench.

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Manny Ramirez is back

Manny Ramirez is set to return to Major League Baseball, after the league approved his application for reinstatement this weekend.  ManRam will begin the 2012 season (if anyone picks him up) by serving 50 games of the original 100 game suspension that he earned after failing a 2011 PED screening for the second time in his career.

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MVP Ryan Braun: Performance Enhancing Drugs

Beast Mode!  MVP outfielder Ryan Braun has tested positive for a PED and faces a 50 game suspension if the initial test findings are upheld.  The Milwaukee Brewers have not commented, but Braun himself has referred to the test results as bullshit.  Check out a statement from Braun’s attorney here.

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