Found August 05, 2013 on
San Diego Padres
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Well, it finally happened. Through all the speculation and wonder, the trivial concern and thought, the inevitable suspension of Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera is official and the veteran All-star will serve a 50-game punishment – effectively ending Cabrera’s 2013 season. Cabrera was having an all-star caliber season this year as well, leading the National League in stolen bases with 37 stolen bags while also batting .283 with 31 RBI and 4 homeruns.
The announcement of Cabrera’s suspension came via Major League Baseball’s office of the commissioner at 1:00pm EST (10:00am Pacific). Cabrera’s suspension has been speculated for the past few months following the investigation of several players’ links to the South Beach Florida Biogenisis PED scandal, a scandal that has also seen the suspension of former NL MVP Ryan Braun and Yankees All-star Alex Rodriguez. Rodriguez faced the steepest penalty in the form of a ban for the remainder of this season and the next – essentially a two-year ...
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Yesterday Everth Cabrera received his long awaited 50 game suspension after choosing to affiliate himself with the Miami based Biogenesis clinic. NBC’s Derek Togerson provided video via his twitter feed showing a teary eyed Everth Cabrera offering an apology to the Padres organization and the fans of San Diego. He appeared to be legitimately embarrassed and contrite.
An emotional Everth Cabrera has admitted to taking a banned substance during the spring of 2012 while recovering from a shoulder injury.
The All-Star shortstop, suspended for 50 games earlier Monday, broke down after apologizing to Padres fans, the organization and his teammates.
He didn't take questions after speaking through an interpreter for several minutes.
On Tuesday San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera began a 50-game suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. But before he disappeared for the remainder of the season, Cabrera admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an emotional statement on Monday, then addressed his teammates in a pregame speech on Tuesday.
Cabrera gave what has been described as an emotional...
In what has been speculated as a preemptive move in the event that shortstop Everth Cabrera is suspended by Major League Baseball, the Padres have signed SS Ronny Cedeño to a minor league contract with the Single-A Lake Elsinore Storm. Cedeño is set to appear in Saturday night’s game with the Storm against the Inland Empire 66ers tonight in Lake Elsinore, according to MLB.com’s...
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes says the suspension of All-Star shortstop Everth Cabrera by Major League Baseball is ''a painful but necessary step.''
Cabrera was banned for 50 games Monday for his relationship to Biogenesis of America, a closed anti-aging clinic in Florida accused of distributing banned performing-enhancing drugs.
While disappointed, Byrnes...
Padres’ Cabrera Accepts Suspension
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (Twitter links), twelve players, including Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera and Padres minor league pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, have accepted 50-game suspensions for their connections to the Biogenesis PED investigation.
Chances are the parade to the waiver wire has already taken place with Major League Baseball’s Biogenesis scandal suspensions to Alex Rodriguez, Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Nelson Cruz and 9 other players for their involvement with performance enhancing drugs. Peralta, Cabrera and Cruz were all All-Stars this year and were very valuable fantasy players.
Everth Cabrera was enjoying...
Today is the day that the Biogenesis suspensions are likely going to be announced and more names are on the list of players that will be suspended.
Players with 50-game suspensions: Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Antonio Bastardo, Nelson Cruz, Sergio Escalona and Jordany Valdespin.
Other players who will be suspended are Francisco Cervelli, Jesus Montero, Cesar Puello, Fautino...
In an effort to stay close to our roots, the staff at Padres Public, will offer-up a haiku each Monday to describe the previous week in Padres Baseball. Restricting our feelings to 3 lines and 17 syllables to describe a week of play is a massive undertaking, but (un) fortunately, we are more than up to the task.
The Padres picked up Ian Kennedy along with series victories against...
Ian Kennedy won his San Diego debut, his first victory in more than two months, and Everth Cabrera, facing a 50-game suspension in baseball's latest drug scandal, had two hits and two RBIS as the Padres beat the New York Yankees 6-3 on Sunday.
The Padres took two of three from the Yankees, who got only 2 2-3 innings out of Phil Hughes.
Kennedy was acquired from the Arizona...
The San Diego Padres have signed shortstop Ronny Cedeno to a minor league contract in case All-Star Everth Cabrera is suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball as part of its investigation of the Biogenesis drug clinic.
Cedeno is scheduled to be in the lineup for Double-A Lake Elsinore on Saturday night.
Both general manager Josh Byrnes and manager Bud Black confirm the move...
Another year, another scandal. Top names in baseball found to be using Performance Enhancing Drugs. Alex Rodriguez. Ryan Braun. Jesus Montero. Everth Cabrera. Bartolo Colon. Nelson Cruz. Melky Cabrera. Big Names. Big numbers. For a minute I’d ask you to suspend your views on PED. Good for the game, bad for the game, big deal,…
Five things to know about the 13 suspensions issued by Major League Baseball on Monday in the Biogenesis drug case:
YER OUT! Four All-Stars were penalized - Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera - and that could affect the pennant races. If their teams make the playoffs, those clubs will decide whether to welcome them back for the postseason. Last October...
Fantasy owners have been waiting months for the metaphorical whip that could be getting cracked this Monday due to alleged PED use across baseball. The league is expected to announce disciplinary action for possibly 20 players. Many, if not all of these suspensions, are expected to last the rest of the 2013 season and the fantasy implications that follow could cost many their chance...
There you have it folks! The Yankees came into town for the first time since 2002 and the Padres sent them packing with only one win for them. This is the first time that the Padres have taken a series from the Yankees in history. The teams have only matched up five times since the Padres have become a team in 1969 and one of those was in the World Series. So four regular season...