Found August 24, 2012 on Fox Sports:
Outside the Polo Grounds Pub and Grill, in the shadow of AT&T Park, the sign reads, "No More Melk, but Plenty of Beer." Inside the San Francisco Giants' clubhouse, the mood isn't quite that frivolous. But what did you expect the Giants to do after losing Melky Cabrera to a 50-game suspension, quit? The Giants don't operate like that. Baseball doesn't work like that. Yes, San Francisco badly needs a left fielder to replace Cabrera, and the waiver wire has yet to prove as obliging as the proprietors of local establishments. But as the Giants continue their four-game series against Atlanta this weekend (Saturday, 4:15 p.m. ET, MLB on FOX), their resilience is again on display. Catcher Buster Posey didn't play after May 25 last season, and the Giants still won 86 games, fifth most in the National League. If they make the playoffs this season, it will be an even more impressive feat. Consider: - Closer Brian Wilson pitched only twice before undergoi...

Giants done with Melky Cabrera?

Melky Cabrera is currently serving his 50-game suspension for violating MLB's drug policy. Are the Giants completely done with him?

This Melky Cabrera Story Just Keeps Getting More Amazing

It isn't the worst Judge Smails impression that I've ever seen.  But I've seen better. Last week, Giants OF and All Star Game MVP Melky Cabrera got popped for failing a drug test and earned a hearty 50 game suspension for it. This is a huge blow for the playoff contenders as the Melk Man was putting up an MVP-caliber season. There is a huge taint bomb on that season...

Fantasy Baseball: Examining Values of PED Players

As Melky Cabrera has reminded us, we can’t believe that everything we see on the baseball diamond is legit. As a fan of the game, it’s extremely frustrating, I know. If you’re a fan of the American League team that wins the pennant, I wouldn’t blame you if your anger doesn’t come out until October, as the All-Star Game MVP had a lot to do with the National...

Baseball's PED Climate Makes It Hard to Believe Players Enjoying Breakout Seasons Always Doing It Clean (Video)

In light of Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon testing positive for performance-enhacing drugs, it's tough for baseball fans to not think the worst of any players enjoying suspicious amounts of success this season. Not every player deserves to be believed guilty until proven innocent, but unfortunately, that's a reality that many will have to face as the positive tests continue...

Oakland A’s pitcher Bartolo Colonhas tests positive for banned substance

More bad news for Bay Area baseball fans. A second player has tested positive for a banned substance. This time it’s Oakland A’s pitcher Bartolo Colonhas.  Much like Melky Cabrera, he’s subject to a 50 game suspension by the  MLB. Colon underwent PRP treatments in 2011 and similar to a few other players who underwent [...]

David Ortiz Calls MLB's Drug Testing 'Legit,' Vouches for Program's Effectiveness

BOSTON -- David Ortiz is a believer in Major League Baseball's drug testing system. Despite San Francisco's Melky Cabrera and Oakland's Bartolo Colon both getting suspended for testosterone use in recent days, Ortiz thinks MLB's ability to catch the offenders is a testament to the program's success. "Our drug program is legit," Ortiz said. "You...

Complete list of violations of MLB’s joint drug prevention and treatment program since 2005

    Earlier this week Oakland A’s pitcher Bartolo Colon became the second big league player in a matter of days, joining Melky Cabrera of the San Francisco Giants, to violate MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Both tested positive for testosterone and each received a 50-game suspension. Since 2005 there have been 599 [...]

Could Colon and Cabrera Change a Culture?

Bartolo Colon’s major league career was on a roll. From 1998 through 2005 he won 135 games, leading the league in 2005 with a 21-8 record and 3.49ERA. Then it all came to a crashing halt. The man who averaged 17 wins per season for eight years managed a total of 17 wins over the next few seasons, including an erratic stint with the Red Sox in 2008.  He disappeared from the MLB...

The Majors LIVE 116: How many players in the MLB are using PEDs?

With the 50 game suspension of Giants OF Melky Cabrera for PEDs, BALCO founder Victor Conte believes there’s many more players still involved with doping in Major League Baseball. In this episode of The Majors LIVE, Adam, Josh and Nick discuss whether or not baseball still has a big steroid problem along with the following: Augusta breaking an 80 year tradition. The latest in...

Putting the “Legitimate” in Legitimately Dumb

What would MLB do if it turned out that Melky Cabrera was “legitimately” using PEDs?  For the same matter, what if Barry Bonds came out and told us that he had been using the “cream” and the “clear” but it was legitimate so we didn’t need to worry about it?  I’m pretty sure that the fans and MLB would call bullsh*t on both of them. By now I’m pretty sure you know...

What to Believe?

How are we supposed believe anything anymore? Performance enhancing drugs have seemingly taken over everything that is special in sports. Melky Cabrera was suspended 50 games today because he tested positive for testosterone. Out of nowhere, the Melk Man had transformed himself into one of the game’s best players over the past couple of years. He currently leads the MLB in batting...

Around the Diamond 25: The Rocket makes his return…

It was another great show for Around the Diamond 25 Monday night as Tony and Adam wrapped up another rather exciting week in the world of baseball. In this weeks edition Tony and Adam discussed the following… Ryan Dempster and Derek Holland’s awesome Harry Caray impression. Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder the best duo in baseball? Melky Cabrera gets creative after his 50 game...
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