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  • Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs

    Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, 12 other players suspended over drugs
    Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez, the game's highest-paid player and active career home run leader, for using performance-enhancing drugs, reflecting Commissioner Bud Selig's determination to root out cheaters and impose stiff penalties as a...
  • Alex Rodriguez suspended until 2015 season

    Alex Rodriguez suspended until 2015 season
    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was suspended Monday for the rest of the 2013 season and all of next season for his role in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing-drug case, the harshest drug penalty in Major League Baseball history....
  • Nelson Cruz, 11 others suspended by MLB

    Nelson Cruz, 11 others suspended by MLB
    At least 12 players were suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday for their roles in the Biogenesis drug case, but no decision was announced on the future of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who is reportedly facing a potential...
  • The 13 MLB players suspended for violating banned-substances rules

    The 13 MLB players suspended for violating banned-substances rules
    The players suspended Monday for what Major League Baseball said were violations of rules banning the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Alex Rodriguez was suspended for the remainder of this season and all of 2014, pending an expected appeal. The...
  • The specter of drug use hovers over the All-Star game

    The specter of drug use hovers over the All-Star game
    Enjoy the All-Star Game. Because when Tuesday's celebration of baseball's superstars is over, the process of suspending some of those same players for drug use will resume. It figures to be a slow, painful ordeal — one that could disrupt the...
  • Chris Davis and others deal with fallout from baseball's steroid era

    Chris Davis and others deal with fallout from baseball's steroid era
    NEW YORK — Barry Bonds was here. His is the name that evokes all that went right, and so very wrong, for baseball during the steroid era. His spirit was here Monday, the day before the All-Star game, when baseball's premier slugger declared Bonds'...
  • MLB is set to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014

    MLB is set to suspend Alex Rodriguez through 2014
    Major League Baseball is likely to announce Monday a suspension of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez through the end of the 2014 season for using banned performance-enhancing drugs. The discipline, however, might not keep baseball's active home...
  • Bill Plaschke: Baseball cheaters are still unbeaten

    Bill Plaschke: Baseball cheaters are still unbeaten
    It's nice of baseball to finally nail drug scammer Alex Rodriguez, as officials announced Monday afternoon that they had suspended the highest-paid player in baseball history through the 2014 season. It would have been nicer if, shortly after the...
  • Watch Alex Rodriguez's post-suspension news conference

    Watch Alex Rodriguez's post-suspension news conference
      Poor Alex Rodriguez. The Yankees star was suspended through the 2014 season on Monday by Major League Baseball for his alleged role in the Biogenesis scandal. He has appealed the suspension and is still playing for the Yankees, but he took time...
  • Texas Rangers get Alex Rios from Chicago White Sox

    Texas Rangers get Alex Rios from Chicago White Sox
    The Texas Rangers acquired outfielder Alex Rios from the Chicago White Sox on Friday, beefing up their outfield to fill the void created by the 50-game suspension of Nelson Cruz. The Rangers will also receive cash considerations while sending the...
  • Making a case for Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez for MVP

    Making a case for Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez for MVP
    No position player has been selected league most valuable player after appearing in fewer than 116 games in a nonstrike season. But by the time voters begin casting their ballots at the end of this season, the Dodgers' Hanley Ramirez may be worthy of...