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On Tuesday San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera began a 50-game suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. But before he disappeared for the remainder of the season, Cabrera admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an emotional statement on Monday, then addressed his teammates in a pregame speech on Tuesday.
Cabrera gave what has been described as an emotional, bilingual pregame speech to his teammates, apologizing for his actions. He expressed remorse, much like he did when addressing the media on Monday.
In his statement on Monday he admitted to taking a banned substance before or during Spring Training in 2012 on the advice of Juan Nunez, a member of his former representation. He took the substance to help heal a shoulder injury he suffered while playing in Triple-A during the 2011 season.
He claims he took something that arrived in a package he received from Tony Bosch, who ran the Biogenesis clinic.
Cabrera said the following:
In 2012, when I made th...
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Well, it finally happened. Through all the speculation and wonder, the trivial concern and thought, the inevitable suspension of Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera is official and the veteran All-star will serve a 50-game punishment – effectively ending Cabrera’s 2013 season. Cabrera was having an all-star caliber season this year as well, leading the National League in stolen bases...
Yesterday Everth Cabrera received his long awaited 50 game suspension after choosing to affiliate himself with the Miami based Biogenesis clinic. NBC’s Derek Togerson provided video via his twitter feed showing a teary eyed Everth Cabrera offering an apology to the Padres organization and the fans of San Diego. He appeared to be legitimately embarrassed and contrite.
Everth Cabrera, San Diego’s sole representative at this season’s All-Star game, has been lost for the season to suspension for violation of MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Everth Cabrera – Photo by; SD Dirk
According to Cabrera, the violation occurred at a time when he was looking for an edge during the 2012 season to improve his shoulder injury. His...
An emotional Everth Cabrera has admitted to taking a banned substance during the spring of 2012 while recovering from a shoulder injury.
The All-Star shortstop, suspended for 50 games earlier Monday, broke down after apologizing to Padres fans, the organization and his teammates.
He didn't take questions after speaking through an interpreter for several minutes.
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes says the suspension of All-Star shortstop Everth Cabrera by Major League Baseball is ''a painful but necessary step.''
Cabrera was banned for 50 games Monday for his relationship to Biogenesis of America, a closed anti-aging clinic in Florida accused of distributing banned performing-enhancing drugs.
While disappointed, Byrnes...
When yesterday’s game against the Orioles began the Padres had a very nice, clean, and even 50 games remaining on their schedule. Such symmetry, coupled with the simultaneous loss of shortstop and lead-off man Everth Cabrera, prompted me to ask the following question:
There are 50 games left in the @Padres' season. I say 18-32. What say you?
— Avenging Jack Murphy (@AvengingJM...
The performing enhancing drug suspensions for those linked to the Biogenesis clinic in Florida have been handed out.
MLB has reached agreements with and suspended 11 players reports FoxSports.com.
CRUZ ACCEPTS: Rangers OF accepts penalty
Those confirmed to have been suspended are:
• Nelson Cruz, Texas Rangers outfielder (50 games, no appeal).
• Everth Cabrera, San Diego Padres...
Padres’ Cabrera Accepts Suspension
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports (Twitter links), twelve players, including Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera and Padres minor league pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, have accepted 50-game suspensions for their connections to the Biogenesis PED investigation.
Chances are the parade to the waiver wire has already taken place with Major League Baseball’s Biogenesis scandal suspensions to Alex Rodriguez, Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Nelson Cruz and 9 other players for their involvement with performance enhancing drugs. Peralta, Cabrera and Cruz were all All-Stars this year and were very valuable fantasy players.
Everth Cabrera was enjoying...
Today is the day that the Biogenesis suspensions are likely going to be announced and more names are on the list of players that will be suspended.
Players with 50-game suspensions: Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera, Antonio Bastardo, Nelson Cruz, Sergio Escalona and Jordany Valdespin.
Other players who will be suspended are Francisco Cervelli, Jesus Montero, Cesar Puello, Fautino...
In an effort to stay close to our roots, the staff at Padres Public, will offer-up a haiku each Monday to describe the previous week in Padres Baseball. Restricting our feelings to 3 lines and 17 syllables to describe a week of play is a massive undertaking, but (un) fortunately, we are more than up to the task.
The Padres picked up Ian Kennedy along with series victories against...
Five things to know about the 13 suspensions issued by Major League Baseball on Monday in the Biogenesis drug case:
YER OUT! Four All-Stars were penalized - Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta and Everth Cabrera - and that could affect the pennant races. If their teams make the playoffs, those clubs will decide whether to welcome them back for the postseason. Last October...
Another year, another scandal. Top names in baseball found to be using Performance Enhancing Drugs. Alex Rodriguez. Ryan Braun. Jesus Montero. Everth Cabrera. Bartolo Colon. Nelson Cruz. Melky Cabrera. Big Names. Big numbers. For a minute I’d ask you to suspend your views on PED. Good for the game, bad for the game, big deal,…
There you have it folks! The Yankees came into town for the first time since 2002 and the Padres sent them packing with only one win for them. This is the first time that the Padres have taken a series from the Yankees in history. The teams have only matched up five times since the Padres have become a team in 1969 and one of those was in the World Series. So four regular season...
Bud Norris' first start for the Baltimore Orioles was a success as he knocked off his former team.
His second comes against the San Diego Padres, who have played well of late but will now be without their lone All-Star.
Norris takes the mound as Baltimore begins an eight-game trip Tuesday night in San Diego, which will be without Everth Cabrera.
Cabrera was one of 13 players...