Monthly Archives: July 2013

MLB prepared to ban A-Rod for life, suspend eight others – USA TODAY

NPR (blog) MLB prepared to ban A-Rod for life, suspend eight othersUSA TODAYRob Manfred, MLB executive vice president of labor relations, informed the Major League Players Association officials on Tuesday of their findings and suspensions. The players and their representatives

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MLB holds its breath before expected doping announcements – Reuters

MLB holds its breath before expected doping announcementsReutersBy Larry Fine. Wed Jul 31, 2013 6:38pm EDT. (Reuters) – Major League Baseball teams and fans are bracing themselves for the verdicts in the long doping investigation that threatens to expose some

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Lower prices for MLB.TV entering home stretch – MLB.com

Lower prices for MLB.TV entering home stretchMLB.comThe last third of the regular season lies ahead, and a third of all Major League Baseball teams will celebrate clinchers along the way to an unpredictable postseason. MLB Advanced Media announced Wednesday it

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Mass suspensions for drug use loom in Major League Baseball – The Guardian

The Guardian Mass suspensions for drug use loom in Major League BaseballThe GuardianThe looming MLB punishments have led teams to prepare for the worst and have even brought a public statement of support for Alex Rodriguez from his former New

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Padres reinforce rotation with trade for Kennedy – MLB.com

Padres reinforce rotation with trade for KennedyMLB.comSAN DIEGO — Looking to land a starting pitcher to help their rotation this season and beyond, the Padres traded for D-backs right-hander Ian Kennedy on Wednesday, hours before the non-waiver Trade Deadline. The

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Former MLB player Frank Castillo dies – CNN

CBSSports.com Former MLB player Frank Castillo diesCNN(CNN) — Former Major League Baseball pitcher Frank Castillo drowned while swimming in a lake near Phoenix, Arizona, authorities said Monday. He was 44. Castillo and a friend were on a pontoon boat Sunday

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Alex Rodriguez expected to be suspended by MLB over PED use – CBS News

Alex Rodriguez expected to be suspended by MLB over PED useCBS NewsBut MLB is threatening to suspend him for a long period of time, or even ban him for life, over allegations he was involved with a now-closed Florida clinic

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AP Source: MLB threatening A-Rod with lifetime ban – Yahoo! News

Yahoo! News AP Source: MLB threatening A-Rod with lifetime banYahoo! NewsNEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is threatening to kick Alex Rodriguez out of the game for life unless the New York Yankees star agrees not to fight a

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Deadline chatter: Peavy could set off dominoes – MLB.com

ESPN Deadline chatter: Peavy could set off dominoesMLB.comBy Matthew Leach / MLB.com | 7/31/2013 8:51 A.M. ET. Comments; print; e-mail. Twitter; Facebook; Email. The time until the non-waiver Trade Deadline can now be counted hours instead of days, and things

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Reports: Major League Baseball Warns Players’ Union Of Suspensions – NPR (blog)

Reports: Major League Baseball Warns Players' Union Of SuspensionsNPR (blog)According to several news reports, Major League Baseball has given the players union a list of those facing suspensions because of doping. In truth, this is another pit stop in the

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