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Bay Area Sports Guy – Deflated Giants lose first game after losing Melky Cabrera
A recap of yesterday’s events, with video interviews of several Giants players.
Big, Important Opinions on Melky Cabrera – McCovey Chronicles
Not an easy topic, but Grant knocked it out of the park.
On Melky And Morality | Getting Blanked | Blogs | theScore.com
A well-reasoned look at the moral implications of Melky’s actions.
Baseball Prospectus | BP Unfiltered: Melky Cabrera, PEDs, and the Giants’ Playoff Odds
How much did Melky Cabrera‘s suspension affect San Francisco’s odds of appearing in October?
Is 50 Games Too Weak a PED Punishment? | FanGraphs Baseball
Alex Remington explores whether the 50-game suspension is too weak a punishment for PEDs.
Should S.F. sign Cabrera after this? – SFGate
Should the Giants re-sign Melky? I say absolutely yes.
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How could a player like Melky Cabrera go from being an average outfielder to being the All-Star Game MVP? The answer is pretty simple: performance-enhancing drugs.
Cabrera tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone during or just before the All-Star break. He went through the appeals process but ultimately accepted his 50-game suspension on Wednesday for being a first-time...
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has been suspended for 50 games without pay after testing positive for testosterone.
The commissioner's office says the suspension is effective immediately. Major League Baseball said on Wednesday that Cabrera tested positive for the banned performance-enhancing substance, which violates MLB's joint drug prevention and treatment...
Melky Cabrera did a big no-no, and now he's paying for it. But if you ask BALCO founder Victor Conte, Cabrera is one of many players pushing the limits of Major League Baseball's drug policy.
Conte spoke to USA Today following Cabrera's 50-game suspension for testing positive for testosterone, and, pressed to make an educated guess on just how many players still are...
San Francisco Giants left fielder Melky Cabrera was suspended for 50 games without pay today by Major League Baseball for testing positive for testosterone, a banned performance enhancing drug in baseball's labor agreement. Cabrera is not appealing the ruling and issued an apology to his teammates, the Giants organization, and Giant fans saying, "I am deeply sorry for my...
The San Francisco Giants will not make the playoffs with the 50-game suspension of Melky Cabrera after he tested positive for testosterone. Cabrera will miss the rest of the regular season, something that will put the team’s playoff hopes in jeopardy. If you are a fan of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Pittsburgh Pirates, [...]
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For the better part of this season Melky Cabrera has been the most consistent offensive performer for the San Francisco Giants and among the better players in the National League. Cabrera currently leads all of MLB in hits with 159 and his .346 batting average is second only to Andrew McCutchen of the [...]
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(I don’t see any hands) The guy can’t hack it with the Yankees and now all of a sudden he’s an All-Star hitting .350. Yeah, I didn’t see this one coming from a mile away. It’s eye-opening. Steroids turn a guy getting hacked by teams into an elite MLB player. Pretty wild.
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San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean says his club has two suspended veteran players who should know better than to use performance-enhancing drugs.
A day after outfielder and All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera received a 50-game suspension for a positive testosterone test, Sabean says he was ''so taken aback it was deflating'' when he received word from...
San Francisco Giants general manager Brian Sabean said he felt like he got "punched in the stomach" when he learned of Melky Cabrera's 50-game suspension for testing positive for testosterone. In his first public comments since the Wednesday suspension, Sabena told reporters on Thursday about his initial reaction. "I was so taken aback it was deflating,"...
Today we learned that Melky Cabrera has been suspended for 50 games for violation of the MLB performance-enhancing substance policy for having tested positive due to elevated testosterone.
One cannot help but wonder if Dayton Moore (or someone else within the Kansas City Royals organization) had knowledge of Cabrera's use of PEDs last season when he was a member of the club...
The New York Yankeeshave caused plenty of drama lately.
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No, the clubhouse is not in total disarray like their old rivals up in Boston.
Nor has any Yankee been issued a 50-game suspension for failing a PED drug test, like their old pal and teammate Melky Cabrera out in San Francisco.
And since the Yankees, along with 28 other teams...