Just when you think the dust has finally settled, another player takes a fall in the game’s biggest scandal to this day. Ryan Braun, who was recently named the National League MVP, tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. With the league still down from the BALCO age, this is a blow to the collective gut … Continue reading Braun’s positive test brings up the same questions
With one swing of the bat, Jose Bautista sent his 27th baseball into the seats on Sunday. With one swing of the bat, Bautista gave his Blue Jays a 5-4 lead over the Phillies in the bottom of the eighth inning. And with one swing of the bat, Bautista instantly put one thought in my … Continue reading It’s not you Bautista, it’s me.
By John Russo After years of denying his steroid use, Lenny Dykstra admitted to doing so in his new book. But what’s interesting about his admission is that after years of denial, and usually a passionate denial, the former all start centerfielder kinda boasted about juicing. Is this guy going to turn into Jose Canseco … Continue reading Dykstra Did Steroids? Naw!
by Dan MacNeal, DN This is the third part of an ongoing series, first being in Washington, second in Philadelphia. As I walked the lower level concourse of Yankee Stadium, I was very disappointed to see not one nacho stand. Somehow, noodles and sushi were available on the concourse. John found a burrito stand, but it did … Continue reading Nacho Report: New York (A)
This was posted on Phillies Nation and I wanted to reiterate it here as well. I really sympathize with Charlie Manuel the most because he was close to Manny Ramirez and was probably one of the most hurt: Brad Lidge”It makes you wonder, was he doing it last year? Every time something like this happens, … Continue reading Phillies Speak Out About Manny
Another shocker (kinda) in the baseball world just occurred today. A few months after finding out about Alex Rodriguez’s steroid use from 2001-2003, Manny Ramirez was suspended 50 games for using an illegal substance, reported ESPN. He denied knowing he took steroids, saying he was prescribed medicine by a doctor that contained the banned substance. … Continue reading Non-Phillies: Manny Ramirez Busted!