Tagged: ‘steroids’

Suspension of Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun Will Be Good for Major League Baseball in Long Run
July 23rd, 2013 at 8:32 AM
When Major League Baseball suspended Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun for the remainder of the 2013 season, they sent a very clear message. Steroids will not be tolerated. For now, yes, this doesn't look so good for baseball, simply because the suspension doesn't come from the drug testing program but from...

Atlanta Braves Minor Leaguer Suspended 50 Games for Steroids
August 10th, 2012 at 11:27 PM
Major League Baseball announced Friday that Atlanta Braves minor league starting pitcher Darrel Leiva has been suspended 50 games for the use of performance enhancing drugs, Dave O'Brien reports. The 18-year-old Leiva, who was pitching in the Dominican Summer League, tested positive metabolites of Nandrolone and Stanazolol, two forms of steroids. He...

John Rocker Fesses up to Steroid Use During Career
December 14th, 2011 at 11:33 PM
One of the most polarizing figures in Atlanta Braves history is making waves yet again. Former pitcher John Rocker admitted during a radio interview earlier this week that he tested positive for steroids in 1999. Rocker informed radio host Mike Silva that after his inflammatory Sports Illustrated interview in 1999, he...