Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 10/22/14
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The worst offseason in the history of the Texas Rangers took another ugly turn Tuesday when slugger Nelson Cruz's name showed up in a Miami New Times report linking major leaguers to performance-enhancing drugs. Two of the players on this list, Alex Rodriguez and Nationals ace Gio Gonzalez have issued strong denials. Cruz, who apparently was in the Dominican Republic, hasn't issued a statement at this point. Just by coincidence, Rangers GM Jon Daniels and several members of the organization were on a working trip in the Dominican when the news broke. They had not been tipped off that a report was forthcoming and were only beginning to process the news. But at this point, it's hard to imagine a scenario in which Cruz isn't suspended for at least 50 games during the upcoming season. MLB commissioner Bud Selig and the players' union has proudly moved forward with one of the most comprehensive testing programs in professional sports. This will give them another o...
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