ANAHEIM, Calif. Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson said he hopes baseball will be able to move away quickly from the suspension of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, but he also knows it won't be easy and that more punishments are probably coming.
Braun, who beat out the Dodgers' Matt Kemp for the National League MVP away in 2011, was suspended without pay for the final 65 games of the season for violating baseball's basic agreement and its drug prevention and treatment program.
Braun's suspension begins immediately.
"I feel like this is the first domino to fall, and obviously there's a big cloud over the game right now," said Wilson, who is the Angels' player representative. "Hopefully, we can get past this and move on as soon as possible. Hopefully, whatever actions happen are going to happen swiftly. That way we don't have to complain about it next year."
Wilson said most players are in agreement that anyone caught using performance-enhancing drugs should be punished quickly s...