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MLB had 2 positive tests in past year for banned stimulants

NEW YORK (AP) Two major leaguers had positive tests for banned stimulants and one for another banned substance, according to the annual report of the sport's drug program administrator. The players were not identified because of the penalty for first offenses for stimulants and the drug DHEA is six additional urine tests over the next year rather than a suspension. Dr. Jeffrey...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

MLB's annual PED report reveals leading cause of positive tests

  While 113 big leaguers had exemptions in the past year to use otherwise banned substances to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adderall caused eight of the 10 positive tests for stimulants under Major League Baseball's drug program. A report released Monday by MLB's independent program administrator detailed the findings. Dr. Jeffrey M. Anderson's report showed that...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Lefty Troy Patton suspended 80 games after amphetamine test

  Free-agent pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for an amphetamine under Major League Baseball's drug program. The positive test was the 29-year-old left-hander's third for an amphetamine. While with Baltimore, he was suspended for the first 25 games of the 2014 season following a second positive test. Initial positive tests are not announced...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Patton suspended 80 games for amphetamine test

NEW YORK (AP) Free agent pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for an amphetamine under Major League Baseball's drug program. The positive test was the 29-year-old left-hander's third for an amphetamine. While with Baltimore, he was suspended for the first 25 games of the 2014 season following a second positive test. Initial positive tests...
Via AP on Fox
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Troy Patton opts for free agency

Left handed relief pitcher Troy Patton has elected free agency. The 29-year-old Patton pitched 7 1/3 innings for the San Diego Padres after being acquired from the Baltimore Orioles mid-season. Despite pitching well in his limited work, the Padres opted to designated him for assignment. Now Patton is free to sign with whomever he chooses. He will look to occupy a left handed role...
Via Tireball.com
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres send Troy Patton to Triple-A

The San Diego Padres have sent relief pitcher Troy Patton outright to Triple-A El Paso. Patton, 29, was designated for assignment earlier this week but passes though waivers unclaimed and remains with the Padres. Patton appeared in eight games for the Padres posting a 2.45 ERA and a 1.09 WHIP after being picked up from Baltimore for catcher Nick Nundley. A former prospect out of...
Via Tireball.com
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Injury Update: Troy Patton, Nick Vincent to DL

The San Diego Padres (29-39)  lost two members of their bullpen in two days, according to Jake Kring-Schreifels of MLB.com. The team placed lefty Troy Patton on the DL with left shoulder soreness and right hander Nick Vincent on the DL retroactive to June 12 with right shoulder fatigue. They called up RHP Jesse Hahn from Double-A San Antonio and RHP .Blaine Boyer from Triple...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask: Minor Transactions Edition

This edition of “Questions You Were Too Afraid To Ask” focuses on the finalization of the Kyle Blanks trade and the Nick Hundley-Troy Patton swap. The Padres received Ronald Herrera last week from the Oakland A’s to complete the Kyle Blanks trade. He’s just 19 years old and currently boasts a 3.30 ERA in the Midwest League. Is it okay to be excited about this pickup? We discussed...
Via Padres Public
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

The longest homers for the week ending May 29th

The longest homers of the past week include a new entrant into our top five for the year, and a new player at the top of our list of overall appearances on the list – and there’s no chaff this week. Lots of homers were absolutely destroyed this week. 1. Paul Goldschmidt vs Troy Patton, 470 feet (May 28th) This monster blast from Goldschmidt nearly hit the scoreboard at Chase...
Via Bloguin Best
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: The longest homers of the week

The longest homers of the past week include a new entrant into our top five for the year, and a new player at the top of our list of overall appearances on the list – and there’s no chaff this week. Lots of homers were absolutely destroyed this week. 1. Paul Goldschmidt vs Troy Patton, 470 feet (May 28th) This monster blast from Goldschmidt nearly hit the scoreboard at Chase...
Via The Outside Corner
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres trade Nick Hundley for LHP Troy Patton

BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles addressed their lack of depth at catcher, acquiring Nick Hundley from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in a trade for left-handed reliever Troy Patton. The 30-year-old Hundley hit .271 with a home run and three RBIs in 33 games with the Padres this season. The Orioles are currently operating without starting catcher Matt Wieters, who's on the...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles News: Baltimore acquires Nick Hundley from Padres for Troy Patton

It wasn't a secret that the San Diego Padres were shopping catcher Nick Hundley. Earlier this season it was reported that the Padres were actively shopping Hundley, as Sports Rumor Alert's Matt Riegler wrote.The Padres have now traded Hundley and cash considerations to the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for left-handed pitcher Troy Patton, the Orioles announced.#143998174 / gettyimages...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Trade Catcher Nick Hundley To Baltimore

The Padres have announced that they’ve traded longtime catcher Nick Hundley and cash to the Baltimore Orioles for lefty relief pitcher Troy Patton. Patton comes to the Padres with an unimpressive 8.10 ERA in 2014, which is quite a bit higher than his 3.28 career average. The 5.31 FIP and 4.73 SIERA are disconcerting. Career numbers of 3.94 FIP and 3.57 SIERA lead me to believe...
Via Padres Public
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Baltimore Orioles trade Troy Patton to Padres

The Baltimore Orioles have traded reliever Troy Patton to the San Diego Padres in exchange for C Nick Hundley and cash considerations. Nick Hundley will provide a steady presence behind the plate for Baltimore in Matt Wieters’ absence. The left-handed Patton has been in the Orioles organization since 2007, acquired in the trade that send Miguel Tejada to the Houston Astros. He...
Via isportsweb.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

O’s acquire catcher Nick Hundley

The Baltimore Orioles acquired catcher Nick Hundley and cash considerations from the San Diego Padres in exchange for left-hander Troy Patton. A former second-round pick by San Diego, Nick Hundley is making $4 million this season in the final year of a three-year, $9-million deal, which is why cash was involved in the trade. Hundley has a $5-million club option for 2015. He batted...

Padres trade Hundley, cash to O’s for LHP Patton

The San Diego Padres have struck a deal with the Baltimore Orioles in trading catcher Nick Hundley for left-handed pitcher Troy Patton. The announcement came Saturday morning from the Padres twitter feed. Hundley will be sent along with cash considerations to Baltimore as well. Hundley, a 30-year old veteran and 2nd round draft pick by the Padres in the 2005 MLB Amateur Player draft...
Via Friarhood
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Indians beat Orioles 8-7 in 13 innings

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Carlos Santana doubled in two runs with two outs in the 13th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 Thursday night for their fourth straight victory. Ryan Rayburn and Lonnie Chisenhall homered for the Indians, whose winning streak ties a season high. Three of Cleveland's last four games have gone extra innings, including a 13-inning win...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles rumors: Could Troy Patton be traded to the Dodgers in exchange for a catcher?

After placing Matt Wieters on the 15-day DL, the Baltimore Orioles were reminded how shallow they are at the catchers position. Wieters isn't eligible to play until the 26th of May and until then the Orioles have two catchers who don't have a lot of experience at the major league level. As Baltimore searches for an experienced backup to Wieters, they are currently listening to offers...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles' Troy Patton will report to Triple-A for rehab

The Baltimore Orioles fell to 8-9 on the season following a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The loss was the second straight for the Orioles, who are 21st in the league in runs scored and 20th in team ERA. Zach Britton, Evan Meek and Darren O'Day have been excellent out of the bullpen, but the rest of the bullpen has struggled. Left-handed specialist Troy Patton...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins split squad ties Orioles

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Wei-Yin Chen pitched four innings of three-hit ball, Henry Urrutia homered and the Baltimore Orioles tied a Minnesota Twins' split squad 2-2 Friday. Brandon Waring hit a two-out homer in the ninth off Troy Patton to knot the score. Patton will serve a 25-game suspension at the start of the season after a positive test for a banned amphetamine. Chen gave up...
Via Fox Sports North
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Patton laments 'stupid mistake' that led to ban

Opening day will have a different meaning this year for Baltimore Orioles reliever Troy Patton. When the Orioles launch the 2014 season at Camden Yards on March 31 against the defending champion Boston Red Sox, Patton will start serving the 25-game suspension he received in December for testing positive for a banned amphetamine. Patton took Adderall, a drug commonly used to combat...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles, 2013 HR leader Chris Davis agree to $10.35M deal

The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with home run king Chris Davis for $10.35 million, avoiding arbitration. Davis led the majors last season with 53 home runs and 138 RBIs, both career highs. He earned $3.3 million. The 27-year-old Davis played in 160 games, batted .286, had 167 hits and scored 103 runs. The Orioles also reached an agreement Friday...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles LHP Patton suspended 25 games for positive amphetamine test

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season after a positive test for a banned amphetamine. Under the drug agreement between MLB and its players' union, 25 games is the penalty for a second positive amphetamine test. A first positive results only in follow-up testing. Patton became the 15th player suspended this year under...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Troy Patton suspended 25 games for positive test

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Troy Patton has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season after a positive test for a banned amphetamine. Under the drug agreement between MLB and its players' union, 25 games is the penalty for a second positive amphetamine test. A first positive results only in follow-up testing. Patton became the 15th player suspended this year under...
Via AP on Fox
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB suspends Troy Patton for amphetamine use

getty images Troy Patton has been suspended 25 games for testing positive for amphetamine use. Patton, 28, has carved out a role for himself as a left handed relief option in the Baltimore Orioles bullpen compiling a 3.05 ERA and a 113/33 K/BB ratio in 142 innings of work over the last three seasons. If Patton does not appeal the penalty he will sit out the first month of the season...
Via Tireball.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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