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Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a drug with addictive properties — have long been a part of the game's darker side. Even the home run record-setting Hank Aaron acknowledged using the stimulants, once commonly known as "greenies." The action by Major League Baseball sheds light on growing concern about amphetamines — a type of drug that has become increasingly potent. But big league demand for Adderall, which can jump-start a player's...

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