Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Gio Gonzalez reportedly linked to PED in 2012

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Now we have smoking gun to indict A-Rod as who he truly is: A-Roid.  Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, along with former Chicago White Sox pitcher Gio Gonzalez, Nelson Cruz and Melky Cabrera are the four biggest MLB stars treated at a South Florida clinic where, according to a report in Tuesday’s Miami New Times, they received performance-enhancing drugs.

Records taken from Biogenesis, an anti-aging clinic near the University of Miami, indicate those players and many other athletes — all of whom have connections to South Florida — received various substances from Anthony Bosch, the head of the clinic, who is already under investigation by MLB and DEA.

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Sidetracked: Baseball as the New Celebration Sport?

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By: Melissa S. Wollering


Last week, USA Today ran down its list of potential Top 10 2009 baseball season highlights.  One of those highlights was the Brewers’ “bomb” celebration, detonated by Prince Fielder on September 6th at Miller Park.  That’s the day he hit a walk-off homer in the bottom of the 12th inning against the San Francisco Giants. It’s interesting that play was named among most-impressive highlights, considering the outrage it prompted throughout MLB. It begs the question, is baseball the new “celebration sport”? Are these stylish celebrations highlights or lowlights?

Here’s Milwaukee’s “Bombscapade” in all its glory.  Imagine a man of Fielder’s size trotting towards home plate only to stop and issue an outward tremor from which teammates instantaneously fell to the dirt in a 360-degree shockwave pattern. That’s when Prince stretched his arms to the heavens and proclaimed baseball was good. [Read more…]