Manny Tests Positive

If you haven’t heard yet, Manny Ramirez has tested positive for a banned substance of MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.  Manny has already accepted his 50 game suspension, saying, “Recently I saw a physician for a personal health issue. He gave me a medication, not a steroid, which he thought was OK to…

A Time to Differentiate

No, this isn’t geeky calculus talk. We’re talking about baseball here. Nerds, go back to your TI-83 and your online girlfriends. The latest news that A-Rod and 103 other players tested positive for steroids in MLB’s 2003 tests is tragic for two reasons. Number 1: This is definitely a steroid era in baseball that will…

Ster-Rod?

It is being reported today by ESPN radio that New York Yankee 3rd baseman Alex Rodriguez tested positive for two anabolic steroids in 2003. This was before the the MLB had a testing policy which included punitive actions.  The results were from testing done by Major League Baseball in 2003 to give them insight whether there…

Nationals Need a New Trainer

Let’s take a look at the two men who are fighting to be the everyday 1st baseman for the National’s this season: Dimitri Young and Nick Johnson. AP Photo/Nati Harnik I think it’s safe to say that the only steroids that these guys might be guilty of taking is found in their cheeseburger meat.  Keep…

Are You Kidding Me?

I feel like Pacino in Godfather III when he uttered the classic line “Just when I think I’m out…..they pull me back in.” One of my goals for 2008 is going out the window in this post. I promised myself I would not get involved in writing about Roger Clemens this year or his (alleged)…

Barry Bonds Esq.

I have been out of the loop recently, but when I saw an article about Barry Bonds and steroids on Yahoo yesterday I fought my gag reflex and read the opening sentence. I was glad I did both. The article started out like this: “SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Barry Bonds asked a federal judge to…