Looking to bolster a streaky lineup, the Seattle Mariners have reportedly inked free agent slugger Nelson Cruz to a multi-year deal.
MLB said Thursday that Choi tested positive for methandienone, a controlled substance popular with bodybuilders.
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.”
Despite denying using performance-enhancing drugs in February, Mariners catcher and designated hitter Jesus Montero will not appeal a 50-game suspension being handed down by Major League Baseball for steroid use.
Baseball’s PED-Day is set to launch. The question now is whether this will stop the drug cheats once and for all.
“I think for me what makes me mad,” Seattle outfielder Jason Bay said of Ryan Bruan, “basically it just kills all the credibility of anybody.”
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says Major League Baseball has started to interview players connected to the Biogenesis PED scandal. Heyman also reports investigators feel it’s likely some suspensions will be issued.
The Seahawks were thrown back into the headlines for the wrong reasons when defensive end Bruce Irvin was suspended earlier this month for using a banned substance. Irvin, Seattle’s first-round draft pick in 2012, will miss the first four games of the regular season.
The Seahawks won’t have a significant defensive weapon for the first four games of the 2013 season thanks to a suspension issued to Bruce Irvin by the NFL. Irvin has been suspended without pay for violating the league’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.
Mariners catcher Jesus Montero on Tuesday again denied any involvement with a Florida-based anti-aging clinic under investigation by Major League Baseball.