Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 1/12/13
According to Major League Baseball, the league will begin testing players for usage of human growth hormone (HGH) this season as a way to detect higher than normal testosterone levels. Last season, baseball payers could be asked for blood samples throughout spring training last year, but this year the testing will run for the entire regular season. In addition, urine testing will also be held to help detect other types of performance-enhancing drugs (PED). The Major League Baseball Players’ Association has agreed to the new testing system. Each player’s test records will be kept by the World Anti-Doping Agency at its headquarters in Quebec, Canada. Bud Selig, the commissioner of baseball, said this is a great and proud day for MLB and the league will continue to be a leader in the fight against illegal substance usage. The announcement of the drug testing comes right after suspected PED users, Sammy Sosa, Barry Bonds, and Roger Clemens failed to earn enough votes to gain induction i...
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