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  • Michael Young supplies qualities that stat sheets can't measure

    Michael Young supplies qualities that stat sheets can't measure
    Josh Hamilton was still getting the hang of being a big leaguer. Hamilton showed up in the majors belatedly but abruptly, after a three-year suspension for drug use and 15 games in the minor leagues. The Cincinnati Reds took a flier on him, and he hit...
  • Emergence of pitcher Garrett Richards gives Angels some hope

    NEW YORK — There was one bright spot for the Angels in a 2-1 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday night. Garrett Richards gave up only two runs and seven hits in eight innings, striking out three and walking one, to solidify a rotation spot and...
  • Angels' C.J. Wilson critical of suspended players

    Pitcher C.J. Wilson had harsh words for the 13 players suspended in the wake of the Biogenesis investigation on Monday, especially New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who got the stiffest penalty. "It's good for the game that they're...
  • Alex Rodriguez vs. Yankees: Does it really matter if he can play?

    Alex Rodriguez vs. Yankees: Does it really matter if he can play?
    Alex Rodriguez says he's fine and ready to play baseball. His team, the New York Yankees, disagrees. It actually might not matter either way if Rodriguez receives a suspension from Major League Baseball for his alleged use of performance-enhancing...
  • Why I'm rooting for A-Rod

    Why I'm rooting for A-Rod
    I don’t know about you, but I’m rooting for Alex Rodriguez in this one. Did he lie? Sure. Did he use performance-enhacing drugs? Like Sammy Sosa took Flintstone's Vitamins. Is he a fraud? Big enough that he could market rubber yellow...
  • Baseball union leader meets challenges head on

    NEW YORK — Michael Weiner has acquired a wealth of knowledge gained over 51 years in classrooms, courtrooms, ballparks and concert venues. The quality that makes him so unusual, and such a treasure, is that he also knows what he does not know....
  • Baseball organizations see the numbers, turn blind eye to drug cheats

    The saddest part of another syringe-spitting afternoon in baseball Monday occurred when, for one of the first times this summer, Alex Rodriguez spoke the truth. He had just been hit with a drug suspension bigger than Barry Bonds' neck, a record 211...
  • MLB doping timeline

    MLB doping timeline
    (Reuters) - A timeline of key Major League Baseball doping milestones: 1998 Aug 22 - A jar of androstenedione is discovered in the locker of St. Louis slugger Mark McGwire, who admits he uses the steroids precursor. McGwire goes on to hit a then Major...
  • What spurred MLB investigation? Disgruntled Biogenesis employee

    An employee deprived of a $4,000 investment — that's what started the chain of events that led to Major League Baseball's suspensions of 13 players, including three-time most valuable player Alex Rodriguez. Rodriguez, whose career...
  • Anti-doping chief Travis Tygart on Alex Rodriguez: 'Admit the truth'

    Travis Tygart, chief executive of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency that last year unveiled a lengthy "reasoned decision" that led to the stripping of cyclist Lance Armstrong's seven Tour de France titles, said baseball's anti-doping efforts were not lessened...
  • MLB reportedly threatens to permanently ban Alex Rodriguez

    MLB reportedly threatens to permanently ban Alex Rodriguez
    Major League Baseball reportedly has evidence that proves Alex Rodriguez used banned performance-enhancing substances and has offered the New York Yankees third baseman a deal that could salvage the final $61 million of his contract while effectively...