Found July 09, 2013 on
Midwest Sports Fans:
Well, it appears Major League Baseball is finally going to do something about the Biogenesis clinic scandal. ESPN is reporting that the league plans to suspend Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and about 20 other players after next week’s All-Star break. Major League Baseball started building cases against the players last month after Tony Bosch, the owner of the clinic began cooperating with investigators. To this point, the league has interviewed some players, including Braun in connection to what Bosch has told them. Braun reportedly met with baseball officials on June 29 and refused to answer any questions about his connection to Bosch during that meeting. Meanwhile, Rodriguez has not been interviewed, but is expected to meet with officials within the week. Commissioner Bud Selig’s office is now expected to suspend Braun and Rodriguez and a group of about 20 players at some point after the All-Star break. Reports have also said that the commissioner’s office was considering 100-game bans for Braun and Rodriguez as punishment for a second offense though neither player has been previously suspended. The argument for doing so would be that they (and some other players) committed multiple offenses by receiving performance-enhancing drugs, then lying about it. Bosch and his attorneys have met with MLB officials repeatedly over the past month, turning over tons of documents to substantiate his connection to the players named in previous documents that had been obtained by investigators. There are no details as to what he has given baseball officials, but it expected to include phone, text, email and other records. Not surprisingly, Braun had no comment when ESPN reached out to him. The post Report: MLB to suspend Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and others after All-Star break appeared first on Midwest Sports Fans.
BEST OF MAXIM
THE BELL TOLLS FOR THEE
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is scheduled to meet with MLB officials on Friday to discuss his alleged role in the Biogenesis scandal.
After the way he handled the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks as mayor of New York City, there are few people more respected in the Big Apple than Rudy Giuliani. Conversely, there are few people who draw more ire from New Yorkers — in sports or otherwise — than Alex Rodriguez.
So how are citizens supposed to feel when Giuliani praises A-Rod?
Rodriguez currently finds himself at...
The New York Yankees have received great news in that their captain and star shortstop Derek Jeter returned to the lineup on July 11. Now, they await similar news for third baseman Alex Rodriguez. That news will take longer to come, but as MLB.com's Bryan Hoch and Josh Vitale report, the Yankees will not rush it.
At this point, the Yankees expect Rodriguez to take all 20...
The head of the players' union said Thursday baseball's drug agreement could be undermined by leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with an investigation by the commissioner.
Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are among the players being interviewed as part of Major League Baseball's inquiry into Biogenesis, a closed Florida anti-aging clinic accused of...
MLB plans to suspend Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez, and as many as 20 other players soon after the All-Star break because of their ties to Biogenesis, ESPN’s Outside the Lines reports. Tony Bosch, who ran the Biogenesis clinic, cut a deal with MLB last month to provide information which helped them build their cases against [...]
A serious storm is brewing in Major League Baseball.
Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and as many as 20 other players are expected to be suspended by MLB commissioner Bud Selig shortly after next week’s All-Star break, sources told ESPN’s “Outside the Lines.”
The reported suspensions will come as a result of the ongoing investigation into the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic, which...
According to a report courtesy T.J Quinn and Mike Fish of ESPN Outside the Lines, Major League Baseball, is set to suspend several players including Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, for their involvement with the Biogenesis clinic in Miami.
Ryan Braun, who has repeatedly denied using performance-enhancing drugs, refused...
Are you ready for the drama to kick into full throttle in the MLB? Per “Outside the Lines,” MLB Commissioner, Bud Selig is expected to suspend Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun, and up to 20 other players. The announcement will allegedly happen after the league returns from the ALl-Star break next week.
The reported suspensions will come as a result of the ongoing investigation into...
Major League Baseball reportedly will issue suspensions after the
All-Star Game to Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and the other players
involved in the Biogenesis scandal.
T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish of ESPN are reporting that MLB commissioner Bud Selig is ready to dole out punishment to the players at the center of the infamous Biogenesis case. The two big fish to be suspended are of course, Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun. But Quinn and Fish also reports that along with Rodriguez and Braun, as many as 20 other players will also be suspended after next...
It was reported last year that Ryan Braun took PED's and was likely to be suspended. That never happened. But a report today from ESPN's Outside the Lines says that a suspension for Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and other unknown players appears likely to happen during or a little bit after the all-star break.
While we don't know the other players involved, it has been...
Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Michael Weiner is upset about the recent leaks related to the league's Biogenesis investigation.
Weiner released this statement Thursday morning:
"The leaking of confidential information to members of the media interferes with the thoroughness and credibility of the Biogenesis investigation. These repeated leaks...
The baseball players' association says any suspensions resulting from the sport's latest drug investigation likely won't be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator.
Union head Michael Weiner says he expects Major League Baseball will notify the union of its plans for penalties in the next month, and the union will maintain that any...