Found July 29, 2013 on Five Tool Tool:
Pout All You Like Perhaps the only thing that both the PED haters and the fans of the individual players, affected teams or just those who want the world to move on from all of this can agree on is this... the waiting for MLB's inevitable strike against the Biogensis suspects is, well, ridiculous and off-putting. Some teams, like the Tigers with Jhonny Peralta, the A's with Bartolo Colon, and the Rangers with Nelson Cruz are going to be severely impacted by this... and if you want to go on the other side of this, they should not be allowed to continue to profit from these players. Other substantial players aren't in the playoff race, but are going to wreck or make fantasy seasons, or get folks to come to the park. And all of that speaks to an essential but increasingly ridiculous point about MLB, which is that some games and teams are more important than others. So enjoy, all of those teams who fell behind the clubs with the affected players. The wheels of MLB justice...
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  • Yep, I truly believe we will never see him take the field for the Yankees again. But he brought this on himself. When he stepped up and took his medicine back when the Texas PED use became public I always felt he deserved to prove he was truly sorry. But if he continued to use them, then to hell with this phony. He can join McGwire, Sosa, Clemens, Braun, Palmiero and of course the worst of all Bonds in the Hall of Shame, because none of them are going to Cooperstown.
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