Steroids In Baseball

Steroids In Baseball

Edinson Volquez Suspended 50 Games for Fertility Drug

Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Edinson Volquez, tested positive for a performance enhancing drug and has been suspended 50 games for violating Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Volquez, recovering from Tommy John Surgery, will serve his entire suspension while on the disabled list. Volquez claims his positive test[…]

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Mark McGwire Steroids Admission Reactions

Mark McGwire’s admission of steroid use was met with great skepticism, and understandably so. While most found McGwire’s admission evasive at best, fans still gave him a standing ovation before his February 17th press conference, his first public appearance since his interview with Costas. Most people however seem put off[…]

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Manny Ramirez Suspension Breakdown, HCG, DHEA

The Los Angeles Times has the complete breakdown of the Manny Ramirez suspension. Ramirez was ultimately suspended for a Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) prescription found after a spring training drug test revealed elevated levels of testosterone. Elevated testosterone levels are discovered through a testosterone-epitestosterone (T:E) ratio test. A normal T:E[…]

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