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Are you ready for the drama to kick into full throttle in the MLB? Per “Outside the Lines,” MLB Commissioner, Bud Selig is expected to suspend Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun, and up to 20 other players. The announcement will allegedly happen after the league returns from the ALl-Star break next week.
The reported suspensions will come as a result of the ongoing investigation into the Miami-based Biogenesis clinic, which allegedly provided players with performance-enhancing drugs. “Outside the Lines” reports that MLB began building cases against Braun, Rodriguez and the others after Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch agreed to cooperate with investigators last month. League investigators met with Braun on June 29, but the Brewers outfielder reportedly refused to answer any questions regarding the case. Officials have not yet met with Rodriguez, but a source told OTL that they are expected to do so sometime this week.
The length of the alleged penalties wasn’t revealed but it was speculated t...
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The Milwaukee Brewers have placed left fielder Ryan Braun on the bereavement list effective Thursday due to a family medical issue.
Braun left the Brewers on Thursday, and the club will announce a corresponding roster move following Thursday night's game in Arizona.
After missing a month with an inflamed nerve in his right hand, Braun was activated from the disabled list Tuesday...
On Friday, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez met with Major League Baseball officials in connection to the Biogenesis scandal. The meeting happened before Rodriguez’s latest rehabilitation game in the minor leagues was rained out.
Rodriguez did not speak to reporters following the meeting, but sources confirmed the meeting to the Associated Press.
According to a report courtesy T.J Quinn and Mike Fish of ESPN Outside the Lines, Major League Baseball, is set to suspend several players including Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, for their involvement with the Biogenesis clinic in Miami.
Ryan Braun, who has repeatedly denied using performance-enhancing drugs, refused...
After the way he handled the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks as mayor of New York City, there are few people more respected in the Big Apple than Rudy Giuliani. Conversely, there are few people who draw more ire from New Yorkers — in sports or otherwise — than Alex Rodriguez.
So how are citizens supposed to feel when Giuliani praises A-Rod?
Rodriguez currently finds himself at...
Well, it appears Major League Baseball is finally going to do something about the Biogenesis clinic scandal. ESPN is reporting that the league plans to suspend Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and about 20 other players after next week’s All-Star break.
Major League Baseball started building cases against the players last month after Tony Bosch, the owner of the clinic began cooperating...
Despite being suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs, Ryan Braun has successfully avoided suspension from MLB. That fact has apparently struck a nerve with several of his peers.
Braun, along with other players, is now facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension for his link to the Biogenesis clinic and, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney, there are players around the...
By ANDREI GRESKA
Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun responded to ESPN's latest report that he refused to answer Major League Baseball's questions in connection with Tony Bosch and Biogenesis and, as a result, will be suspended after the All-Star break with a copy and paste of his response from earlier in the year.
The truth still hasn't...
The head of the players' union said Thursday baseball's drug agreement could be undermined by leaks to the media about whether players are cooperating with an investigation by the commissioner.
Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are among the players being interviewed as part of Major League Baseball's inquiry into Biogenesis, a closed Florida anti-aging clinic accused of...
The Milwaukee Brewers haven't had great luck this season with injuries, but they're likely feeling fortunate that Wily Peralta will be able to start Tuesday night.
They'll feel even better if Ryan Braun is able to play.
Peralta takes the mound for the first time since an injury scare for Milwaukee, which could also get Braun back against the Cincinnati Reds at Miller...
Major League Baseball reportedly will issue suspensions after the
All-Star Game to Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and the other players
involved in the Biogenesis scandal.
A person familiar with the gathering says Alex Rodriguez has met
with Major League Baseball officials.
Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Michael Weiner is upset about the recent leaks related to the league's Biogenesis investigation.
Weiner released this statement Thursday morning:
"The leaking of confidential information to members of the media interferes with the thoroughness and credibility of the Biogenesis investigation. These repeated leaks...
The baseball players' association says any suspensions resulting from the sport's latest drug investigation likely won't be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator.
Union head Michael Weiner says he expects Major League Baseball will notify the union of its plans for penalties in the next month, and the union will maintain that any...