Former Giant Nate Schierholtz "embarrassed" for making "innocent mistake" that led to drug suspension

San Francisco Giants outfielder Nate Schierholtz during Spring Training batting practice at Scottsdale Stadium in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Tuesday February 19, 2008. (Nader Khouri/Contra Costa Times) ( NADER KHOURI ) Former Giants outfielder Nate Schierholtz was sitting in his truck in late May when an email popped into his phone. He was stunned. It made no more sense when he read it...
Via Giants Extra
17 days ago

Free-agent outfielder Nate Schierholtz suspended 80 games for PEDs

Former MLB outfielder Nate Schierholtz has reportedly been suspended 80 games, after testing positive for the performance-enhancing drug Ibutamoren. Nate Schierholtz suspended 80 games after testing positive for Ibutamoren. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) August 5, 2016 The Associated Press reports that “studies have shown [Ibutamoren] can increase muscle mass.” Schierholtz...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent outfielder Nate Schierholtz banned 80 games

Nate Schierholtz hasn’t seen MLB time since 2014, and on Friday made a comeback odyssey more difficult. Major League Baseball suspended the free agent outfielder for 80 games due to testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, the league announced. An eight-year big-league veteran, Schierholtz spent time in 2016 with the Tigers’ Triple-A affiliate, the Toledo […] The...
Via Today's Knuckleball
18 days ago

Schierholtz suspended 80 games for positive drug test

NEW YORK (AP) Former big league outfielder Nate Schierholtz has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance under baseball's minor league drug program. The 32-year-old, currently a free agent, tested positive for Ibutamoren, a growth hormone secretagogue, the commissioner's office said Friday. Schierholtz started the season with...
Via Associated Press
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Schierholtz Receives 80-Game PED Suspension

Free agent outfielder Nate Schierholtz has received an eighty-game suspension after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing drug, the league announced today. He’ll serve the suspension if and when he joins a new organization. Schierholtz, 32, spent the early portion of the season at Triple-A with the Tigers but was release in late May. He carried only a .246/.280/.356...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
18 days ago

Texas Rangers rumors: who starts in left field?

The season opener is just over a week away and the Texas Rangers still have some major decisions to make.  The fifth rotation spot remains in question, and the club must also figure out who will be their utility infielder as they break camp.  Perhaps the most intriguing and heated position race in all of baseball takes place in the Ranger left field. Nate Schierholtz will have...
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Rangers sign OF Schierholtz to minor-league deal

The Texas Rangers added another veteran to the outfield mix for the 2015 season by signing veteran Nate Schierholtz to a minor-league deal with an invitation to spring training. The Schierholtz signing comes two days after the Rangers signed outfielder Ryan Ludwick to a similar deal. If Schierholtz makes the club his base salary will be $1.75 million. Schierholtz, 30, split last...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Nationals sign OF Nate Schierholtz to Minor League contract

The Washington Nationals announced they have signed outfielder Nate Schierholtz to a Minor League contract on Monday. The #Nats have agreed to terms with OF Nate Schierholtz on a Minor League contract. Schierholtz will be assigned to Triple-A Syracuse. — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) August 18, 2014 Schierholtz was designated for assignment by the Chicago Cubs on Aug. 6. The...
Via KCM Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wrigley Field Scoreboard Operator Naps Hard During Cubs-Mets Game (Video)

Tuesday night’s Chicago Cubs-New York Mets game featured a thrilling ending – Nate Schierholtz’s walk-off single gave the Cubs a 2-1 win — but was rather boring throughout the middle innings. Neither side plated a run from the top of the first until the bottom of the eighth, and as the game neared its halfway point, the operator of Wrigley Field’s manual outfield scoreboard...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs fly past Reds 9-0

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Nate Schierholtz hit a two-run homer and made a diving catch for the Chicago Cubs in their 9-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Schierholtz's drive off Alfredo Simon followed a walk to Donnie Murphy in the first inning. Schierholtz also singled and scored in the third. Ryan Kalish singled and scored twice for the Cubs. Billy Hamilton walked leading...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

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