Mark McGwire

LEADING OFF: What to watch at the baseball winter meetings

A look at what's happening today at the baseball winter meetings in Oxon Hill, Maryland:

___

A BUDDING QUESTION

Former Commissioner Bud Selig will be on site in suburban Washington, a day after he was voted into the Hall of Fame. His election has already raised a question with fans: If the person who oversaw the game during the Steroids Era is going to Cooperstown, should the players who took performance-enhancing drugs also be welcome?

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and others with lofty stats have been shut out so far, their numbers obscured by the PED cloud. Mark McGwire, an admitted user, and his 583 home runs got nowhere close on the same ballot...

30°