Category: steroids in baseball

Bud Selig Celebrates Jackie Robinson Day, Vows an Aggressive Investigation of Biogenesis

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Major League Baseball celebrated Jackie Robinson Day on Monday and teams that didn't play will continue to honor Robinson when they take the field today. In this interview with Bud Selig, the MLB Commissioner takes us back to his earliest memories of Jackie Robinson. He also says the ongoing investigation ...

Buck Showalter Didn’t Feel the MLB Free Agent Market was Good Enough this Year, Understands the Temptation to Take PEDs

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

The Baltimore Orioles shocked the baseball world last year by finishing the season at 93-69 and earning a Wild Card berth into the postseason. After winning the play-in game against the Oakland Athletics, the Orioles took the New York Yankees to five games in the American League Division Series. It was ...

Curt Schilling: Playing Against A-Rod Never Felt Genuine Because He Wanted the Same Respect as Derek Jeter Without Earning It

Friday, February 8th, 2013

During an ESPN Radio interview on Wednesday, Curt Schilling admitted that he was encouraged to use performance-enhancing drugs late in his career with the Red Sox by “former members of the organization” in the team’s clubhouse. The admission was another shocking blow to the world of baseball, but it's not ...

Curt Schilling on Hall Of Fame Shutout: “The Players that Didn’t Cheat got Dragged Down with the Players that Did”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Curt Schilling didn't make it into the Hall of Fame on this ballot of voting, but the three-time World Series champion isn’t too upset about the whole situation. After receiving just 38.8 percent of the votes, the former Red Sox pitcher admitted that he was honored to even be in ...

Fred McGriff Isn’t Buying Melky Cabrera’s Press Release Apology

Friday, August 17th, 2012

It didn't take long for Melky Cabrera to release a statement after being suspended 50 games for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy. “My positive test was the result of my use of a substance I should not have used,” Cabrera said in a statement. “I accept my suspension under ...

Despite the Acquittal, Kirk Radomski Continues to Insist Roger Clemens is Guilty

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Roger Clemens was acquitted on all charges during his highly publicized perjury trial on Monday. Whether or not that will clear him in the court of public opinion will remain to be seen, but it doesn't seem likely and Kirk Radomski's continued adamant insistence that Clemens is guilty won't help ...

Leila Shennib Reveals More About What It’s Like to Date, and Break Up With, Jose Canseco

Thursday, July 14th, 2011

A few months back we brought you an interview with one of John Daly's ex wives, who shed plenty of light on what it was like to be with perhaps the craziest golfer ever. Now, Leila Shennib, an ex-girlfriend of former Major League Baseball player Jose Canseco, is here to ...

Hank Aaron On Players Skipping All Star Game: “I feel like these players should deem it’s a privilege.”

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

It's always refreshing to hear the superstars of yesteryear wax poetic about their time in the spotlight. OK, maybe not all the time; certain old-timers in particular can be annoying in their rants. But when Hank Aaron has something to say, it's always welcomed. Once again, the man comes through ...

Brian McNamee Defines the Word Rat in an Attempt to Prove He Isn’t One

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Brian McNamee insists that he is not a rat. The personal trainer of Roger Clemens told Congress that Clemens used steroids. Now McNamee is expected to testify against Clemens later this year in a trial that could be similar to the one that Barry Bonds is going through now. Many like ...

Dave Henderson: “When you shower with a guy every day, you notice their body and muscular transference and these guys got big overnight and we kind of knew something was up”

Tuesday, January 12th, 2010

When it comes to steroids in baseball, I don’t know who to believe.  I don’t know who to trust.  In fact, the minute that you think a player that played in the steroid era is clean, it comes out that he used some sort of performance enhancing drug.  Don’t blame ...