Report: Miami Marlins Release Former All-Star Shortstop Miguel Tejada

Miguel Tejada’s career in Major League Baseball could be over. The Miami Marlins released the former six-time All-Star shortstop, the Sun-Sentinel reported on Saturday afternoon. Tejada had played in 14 games with Miami’s Double-A affiliate in Jacksonville, collecting five hits in 14 plate appearances. The 40-year-old infielder burst onto the scene in the early 2000s with the...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins release ex-AL MVP Miguel Tejada from minor league deal

The Miami Marlins have released former All-Star infielder Miguel Tejada. Assigned to Double-A Jacksonville, Tejada totaled 14 at-bats over four games (May 31-June 4) before going on the disabled list with a right shoulder injury. Tejada, 40, told ESPN Deportes he planned on playing winter ball in his native Dominican Republic during the offseason and determine thereafter whether...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins sign Miguel Tejada, release Carlos Marmol

Miami Marlins players may have had their first day off in three weeks, but the front office kept busy upon its return to South Florida. The Marlins signed infielder Miguel Tejada to a minor-league contract while releasing right-handed reliever Carlos Marmol on Monday afternoon. Tejada, 39, is currently serving a 105-game suspension for amphetamines after testing positive three different...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

What was going on in 1997 when Miguel Tejada made his debut

Miguel Tejada has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins. Yes, you read that right. The former American League MVP back in 2002 is attempting a comeback in the majors less than a week before he’s going to turn the ripe young age of 40.  We decided to check in on pop culture and what was happening when Tejada made his MLB debut with the Oakland Athletics back in...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins news: Pending physical, Miguel Tejada offered minor league contract

Miami Marlins beat writer Juan C. Rodriguez announced via Twitter Friday afternoon that the Marlins had offered Miguel Tejada a minor league deal. The same tweet mentioned the contract was contingent on him passing a physical.#Marlins minor league deal with Miguel Tejada contingent on him passing a physical.— Juan C. Rodriguez (@JCRMarlinsbeat) May 16, 2014Not only do the Marlins...
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May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins sign Miguel Tejada, pending physical

getty images The Miami Marlins have reportedly signed infielder Miguel Tejada to a minor-league deal. Tejada, 39, spent last season in a bit role with the Kansas City Royals hitting.288 with three homers and a .695 OPS in 167 trips to the plate before landing on the disabled list with a calf injury in August. Shortly thereafter he was hit with a 105-game suspension for repeated amphetamine...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins close to signing Miguel Tejada

ESPN Deportes' Enrique Rojas reports that the Marlins are close to signing Miguel Tejada to a minor league contract. Tejada, 39, batted .288/.317/.378 last season for the Royals before he was injured and then suspended for testing positive for amphetamines. He still has to serve the final 64 games of his 105-game suspension. Tejada will give the Marlins some infield depth once...
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May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

4 Major League Baseball Players Who Should Think About Retirement

Most people would kill for the chance to retire before they turned 40. When you’re a pro athlete, however, retiring can feel like the end of your glory days. Although it’s hard to let go, sometimes a player’s retirement is in everyone’s best interests. Players can cut their losses, protect themselves from injury and go out before they lose all of their mojo. There are far...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Infante should stabilize second base for Royals

Second base has been a revolving door lately for the Kansas City Royals. So much so that Miguel Tejada started 22 games at second base for the Royals in 2013. To put that in perspective, Tejada had four career starts at second base in 14 previous seasons and over 1900 games. But Kansas City was desperate for someone to fill in at the key infield spot. The Royals tried six different...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals Front Office too slow to accept the obvious

by John Viril— The Kansas City Royals finally bit the bullet and moved struggling started Wade Davis to the bullpen. Davis and reliever Louis Coleman were optioned to Omaha on Wednesday, while Danny Duffy and Luke Hochevar were recalled to Kansas City. Duffy will finally take Davis’ place in the rotation. It’s about time. Wade Davis has been nothing short of awful as a starter...
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August 29, 2013  |  2 Comments

MLB says Miguel Tejada had no PED violation stemming from Biogenesis

Over the weekend we heard Miguel Tejeda who was recently suspended 105 games for amphetamine use may have had ties to the South Florida performance-enhaning drug hub Biogenesis. On Wednesday Major League Baseball released a statement absolving Tejeda of any Biogenesis-related infraction: “The Office of the Commissioner investigated all allegations regarding players associated...
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August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals say they'll truly miss Tejada, but admit he was wrong

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If there was agreement on one issue regarding the whole Miguel Tejada saga, it was that his Royals teammates will miss his leadership skills the rest of the season. But some Royals also don't want any misunderstandings: What he did was wrong. Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for Adderall, evidently the third time (twice...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

A-Rod and Tejada have turned the golden age of shortstops into fool's gold

Remember the golden age of shortstops? It was from the late 90s into the early 2000s, and shortstops were no longer slick-fielding pipsqueaks who struggled to hit 10 home runs or slug .350.  OK, Cal Ripken, Alan Trammell and Barry Larkin probably deconstructed that perception of shortstops years earlier. Not only were they excellent fielders, but could put up MVP-caliber numbers...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Twins' Mike Pelfrey identifies with Tejada, reveals Adderall use

Miguel Tejada's 105-game suspension for unauthorized use of a medication resonated with Twins pitcher Mike Pelfrey. Since 2009 Pelfrey has used Adderall to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) the right-hander revealed for the first time Saturday. That was reportedly the same medication for which Tejada tested positive prompting the third-longest non-lifetime...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada Receives Second-Longest Drug Suspension in MLB History for Stimulants

Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has received a 105-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. It is the second-longest suspension handed down by MLB behind only Alex Rodriguez pending 211 game suspension, which could see those games lowered, or overturned...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada suspended 105 games

Tweet Saturday, Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada 105 games for violating MLB’s drug policy. Tejada has tested positive twice for the drug Adderall, claiming that he uses the drug to cope with ADD and not to improve his performance on the field. Tejada issued a statement through the Major League […]
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada Suspended For 105 Games

Today, Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada was suspended under Major League Baseball's Performance Enhancing Drug policies thanks to two positive tests for the stimulant Adderall. Tejada faces a 105 game suspension, the third-longest suspension in MLB History behind Steve Howe's 119-game suspension in 1992 and Alex Rodriguez's recent 211-game suspension, which...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada suspended 105 games for Adderall

courtesy photo www.pennlive.com For the second time this season the 39-year-old, Miguel Tejada, has tested positive for amphetamines.  The 2002 American League MVP will serve the 105 game suspension right away.  Tejada’s suspension will be the third-longest non-lifetime ban in MLB history behind Alex Rodriguez 211 game still pending and Steve Howe’s 119-game sanction in 1992...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Tejada is finished; suspended 105 days for amphetamines

by John Viril--- MLB today announced that Kansas City Royals utility infielder Miguel Tejada has tested positive for Adderall---an amphetamine. Since this is Tejada's second and third career positive test for PED's, MLB imposed a 105-day suspension under the collective bargaining agreement's Joint Drug Program. Tejada received 25 days for the 1st positive this season...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals' Tejada suspended 105 games for PED use

Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down. The 39-year-old Tejada had previously tested positive under the league's amphetamine policy, so he was subject to a 25-game ban for a second test and an 80-game suspension for a third, both of which occurred while playing...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Kansas City Royals Miguel Tejada suspended for 105 games

Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended by Major League Baseball for 105 games for testing positive for a banned amphetamine under the joint drug agreement, MLB has announced. The suspension is effective immediately and could mean the end of his career as he wad currently on the disabled list with a strained hamstring. The suspension is so long because This...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals Miguel Tejada Suspended 105 Games For Amphetamines

Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended for 105 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for a banned amphetamine under the joint drug agreement, MLB has announced. The suspension is effective immediately. Tejada has previously tested positive and was subject for a 25-game suspension for a second test. And then he failed a third test, which adds...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: MLB to suspend KC’s Miguel Tejada 105 games for positive Amphetamines test

According to Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan, Major League Baseball is set to suspend Kansas City veteran infielder Miguel Tejada 105 games for a second positive Amphetamines test. Sources: MLB to suspend former AL MVP Miguel Tejada 105 games for amphetamines. Tested positive twice. Story coming soon at Yahoo! Sports. — Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 17, 2013 […]
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Royals' Tejada suspended 105 games

This one isn't related to Biogenesis, but Major League Baseball announced the suspension Saturday of a former MVP - and a player who has been linked to performance-enhancing drugs numerous times in the past, Major League Baseball announced Saturday. Baseball issued a 105-game suspension to Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada for using amphetamines. Tejada's season...
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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Tejada banned 105 games

Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games for reportedly failing multiple drugs tests for the prescription drug Adderall.

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August 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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