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Add this one to the blooper reel. Barry Zito reached back to throw a curveball to Carlos Quentin in the bottom of the second between the Giants and Padres on Saturday, but the southpaw lost his grip. The ball went flying into the air and only went about halfway to home.
Zito, who’s sporting a 4.42 ERA this season, didn’t seem at all amused. I’d say that pitch pretty well encapsulates his disappointing career with the Giants. For what it’s worth, Zito gave up 4 runs over 4 innings in the Giants’ 8-7 win.
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For those of you who haven't heard the latest disturbing details on how Melky Cabrera tried to cover up his testosterone use, the New York Daily News dropped a massive bombshell with this article.
"In a bizarre attempt to avoid a 50-game drug suspension, San Francisco Giants star Melky Cabrera created a fictitious website and a nonexistent product designed to prove...
In a true “wow” moment it looks as if San Francisco Giants star Melky Cabrera has lost his mind.
According to reports, Cabrera put together a fake website that featured a fake product to create the illusion that he inadvertently ingested a banned substance that triggered his positive test result under MLB’s substance abuse program.
This is taking cheating to a whole new level. I’m not even mad. In fact I’m impressed. This is the next generation of cheating. Whole new level.
The New York Daily News uncovered this bizarre story involving San Francisco Giants Melky Cabrera, a fake website, a make-believe product, and a “paid consultant.”
The scheme began unfolding in July as Cabrera and his representatives...
Just a 50-game suspension for Melky Cabrera? Not on the Crime Dog's watch. Fred McGriff, a five-time All-Star who hit 441 career home runs, dropped by 98.7 The Fan in Tampa to discuss Cabrera's suspension. Let's just say he doesn't think too highly of the Giants outfielder at this time. "No. 1, we can't call Melky Cabrera a stand-up guy in the sense where...
Coming on the heels that San Francisco Giants outfielder and 2012 MLB All-Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera tested positive for a banned substance that led to a 50 game suspension, we have now learned much more troubling details in the case of the game’s latest major drug violation.
File this under bizarre, even for a professional athlete.
According to the Daily News, Cabrera...
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was suspended 50 games last week, allegedly created a fictitious website and product to convince Major League Baseball he unwittingly took a banned substance. However, MLB officials quickly were onto the rouse during the investigation of his positive test for a banned testosterone, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The plot...
Melky Cabrera altered a website with a fake product in an attempt to avoid suspension.Photo Credit: wikipedia.org/Creative Commons
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera and his “associates” must have not been aware that the MLB hires very talented research teams to investigate their suspension cases. When Cabrera was made aware he was facing a fifty-game suspension,...
What is a “conundrum”? Well, according to the dictionary, a conundrum is ”a confusing and difficult problem or question”. Well, the recent suspension of Melky Cabrera has put me in a “conundrum”.
Who is Melky Cabrera you may ask ? Well, Melky Cabrera is a baseball player. He is a San Francisco Giant and was the 2012 All-Star Game MVP. And, in case you have not heard lately...
Angel Pagan when he was in the minor leagues.
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Things are going from bad to worst for suspended Giants hitter Melky Cabrera. After being suspended for 50 games for testing positive of this banded substance. Cabrera and his handlers are being accused of creating a fake website to prove that he didn’t take that banned substance on purpose. There’s a clause in the player’s [...]
Joaquin Arias homered and drove in three runs, and the San Francisco Giants used another big inning to beat the San Diego Padres 8-7 on Saturday.
Arias hit a leadoff homer in the second and had an RBI single to cap a four-run fifth that put the Giants ahead 5-4. He blooped an RBI single in the seventh when San Francisco scored twice to take a 7-5 lead.
San Francisco has scored...
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(I don’t see any hands) The guy can’t hack it with the Yankees and now all of a sudden he’s an All-Star hitting .350. Yeah, I didn’t see this one coming from a mile away. It’s eye-opening. Steroids turn a guy getting hacked by teams into an elite MLB player. Pretty wild.
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