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San Francisco Giants v Los Angeles Dodgers

Daily Madden: The Excuse The Giants Didn’t Need

That was John Madden’s reaction to the Giants three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers following the suspension of their star outfielder for use of performance enhancing drugs.


Bartolo Colon #21 of the Oakland Athletics throws to first base after fielding a ground ball against the Texas Rangers during the first inning at Coliseum on July 17, 2012. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

A’s Starter Colon Suspended After Positive Drug Test

Former Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics was suspended for 50 games Wednesday after testing positive for testosterone.


Melky Cabrera

Giants Cancel Order For Melky Cabrera T-Shirts, Consultant Banned

Giants spokeswoman Staci Slaughter said Tuesday that the order was stopped just before printing after Melky Cabrera received a 50-game suspension from Major League Baseball last Wednesday following his positive test of testosterone.


83rd MLB All-Star Game

Daily Madden: Cabrera Shouldn’t Return For Playoffs

Melky Cabrera’s fifty game suspension for use of performance enhancing drugs means he could return for some post-season play if the Giants reach the playoffs. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that shouldn’t happen.


83rd MLB All-Star Game

Giants Star Melky Cabrera Suspended For Season After Positive Drug Test

The Major League Baseball Commissioner’s Office said Wednesday that San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.


Former Major League Baseball player Roger Clemens leaves federal court in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Clemens Speaks Out As He Joins Bonds On Failed Prosecution List

Former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds. Guilty on a technicality. Cycling legend Lance Armstrong. Not even prosecuted. Now baseball great Roger Clemens. Acquitted on all counts.


Oakland A's DH/outfielder Manny Ramirez speaks with CBS 5 Sports Director Dennis O'Donnell. (CBS)

Manny Ramirez May Not Be Ready To Play When Suspension Ends

Manager Bob Melvin says the A’s want to make sure Ramirez is fully prepared and comfortable with his swing before he plays in major league games following his stint with Triple-A Sacramento. Melvin still hopes that could be on time.


Giants pitcher Guillermo Mota. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Giants’ Mota Suspended 100 Games For Drug Violation, Blames Cough Syrup

San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been given a 100-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.


Barry Bonds

Jury Chosen For Barry Bonds Perjury Trial

A jury was chosen in federal court in San Francisco Monday afternoon in the perjury trial of home-run champion and former San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds.

KPIX 5–03/21/2011

Barry Bonds,

Bonds Perjury Trial Lawyers Asked To Consider Plea Bargain

With less than five weeks to go before the federal perjury trial of home run champion Barry Bonds in San Francisco, the judge presiding over the case asked both sides Friday whether they would consider a plea bargain.

CBS San Francisco–02/18/2011