CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox have designated right-hander Ronald Belisario for assignment.
Belisario, 31, was 4-8 with a 5.56 ERA and eight saves in 62 relief appearances in his lone season in Chicago. He signed as a free agent in December.
The White Sox also purchased the contracts of pitcher Frankie Montas, infielders Rangel Ravelo and Tyler Saladino and catcher Kevan Smith...
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As the deadline to tender contracts to arbitration-eligible players approaches (Monday), the Dodgers have already offered three of their eligible players arbitration.Mike Baxter, Drew Butera and Scott Elbert were all tendered offers by the Dodgers on Friday.Baxter: $700,000Butera: $700,000Elbert: $575,000All three contracts are not guaranteed, meaning the Dodgers can let go of...
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Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 in the first game of a double-header on Wednesday, and they can thank Ronald Belisario for helping their cause. The Dodgers reliever, who was suspended one game for his role in the Dodgers-Diamondbacks fight last week, went full Little [...]
LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday designated RHP Mike MacDougal for assignment while Major League Baseball reinstated Ronald Belisario from the Restricted List.
Belisario, 29, has made four appearances with Triple-A Albuquerque and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga this season, including tossing 1.2 scoreless innings in his two appearances with the Isotopes. Belisario last pitched...
Back with the Dodgers after a year-long absence, reliever Ronald Belisario said he couldn't leave his native Venezuela last year because he tested positive for cocaine.
Belisario said he didn't know when he tested positive for the drug or what entity administered the test. But the hard-throwing right-hander insisted he doesn't have a cocaine problem, saying he used...
Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario says a positive test for cocaine was the reason he remained in Venezuela and didn't play in the majors last season.
Belisario said Wednesday that he only tried cocaine once, but doesn't remember when he used it or tested positive.
The Venezuelan right-hander also said he entered a drug rehabilitation program in 2010, though...
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February 22, 2012
Well, Ronald Belisario is finally going to be back in the country after acquiring his work visa, allowing him to pitch for the Dodgers once again.However, he will first have to serve a 25-game suspension from Major League Baseball. From the L.A. Times' blog post:"The suspension falls under the "drug of abuse" standard rather than a "stimulant" standard...
Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario has been handed a 25-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday night, citing a source.
The source did not specify how Belisario had violated the policy.
During the 2010 season, Belisario left the Dodgers for over a month to receive treatment in a substance-abuse program.