Archive for the ‘Steroids’ Category

Paul Konerko Should Probably Stop Talking For A While

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

So we all know Sammy Sosa has (finally) been outed as a steroid user. We've all known he used ever since he forgot how to speak English during that famous congressional hearing in 2005. No one was shocked by the revelation that Sosa tested positive in 2003, and reaction to ...

E Tu Papi?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

It's been less than a week since Major League Baseball suspended Manny Ramirez 50 games for violating its ban on performance-enhancing drugs. In that time we've heard nearly everyone's opinion on the subject. One person we hadn't heard from was Manny's old buddy, David Ortiz. Well, now we have. Ortiz said ...

There Is Nothing Not Funny About This Story

Friday, May 8th, 2009

Note from the writer: I'm going to trying and type out this post between wheezes of laughter. So let me get this straight: Manny Ramirez - who ESPN basically dubbed the greatest hitter ever, ever, in its preseason coverage - has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball after testing ...

Link Dump!

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

Manny Ramirez now has a ton of time on his hands to read the links (and he's excited about it!). Maybe you should too. And no, this is not the end of Katrina Bowden Thursdays, but any time one of the Dodgers screws up, it supersedes everything else. "Andres Iniesta is ...

Well, This Should Be A Smooth Transition

Friday, March 6th, 2009

The other day it was announced that Alex Rodriguez would likely miss the World Baseball Classic with a hip injury, so naturally he needed to be replaced on the Dominican Republic's roster. So what big name did the Dominican team call on to replace the former steroid user with 553 ...

Screw Roger Clemens’ Feelings

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

Roger Clemens spent last Sunday watching the Yankees' last game at their eponymous stadium from his home in Texas. He still didn't have power because of Hurricane Gustav and watched the game on a battery-powered television with his wife and mother. Then he displayed the understanding and caring we've come ...

Miguel Tejada: Role Model

Thursday, April 17th, 2008

Remember 2004? Miguel Tejada does. He won the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game with 27 homers total and drove in 150 runs and hit .311. Not too bad for a 28 year old shortstop in his prime and getting paid tons of money by his new team, the ...

Who Gives A F**k?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2008

There's a major event happening Wednesday which is crossing the line between sports and actual news. It has big implications for the sport of baseball and society in general going forward. Roger Clemens and his former trainer Brian McNamee are testifying before Congress about Clemens' alleged (by McNamee) steroid and ...