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Six-time All-Star Miguel Tejada, who has played for the Oakland A’s and the San Francisco Giants, was suspended for 105 games for his second and third positive tests for amphetamines. But now reports indicate that MLB also had the option to go after Tejada in the Biogenesis probe.
The PED crucible, which we hoped would be microscopic by now, just won’t go away. It’s turned into a twisted game show of “Name That Cheat.”
The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
13 players were penalized Monday as a result of Major League Baseball’s six-month-plus drug investigation of Biogenesis. But the Oakland A’s were able to breathe a sigh of relief as pitching ace Bartolo Colon was not among the players punished for his involvement in the scandal.
A-Rod, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Former Giant Melky Cabrera and current Athletic Bartolo Colon are among the 20 or so players who may be disciplined for their links to the now-closed Miami clinic, Biogenesis of America.
Major League Baseball said it is “extremely disappointed” about new allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Alex Rodriguez and other players contained in a newspaper report.