Are Players Worth Keeping In Fantasy Baseball During A PED Suspension?The big news of the week in baseball, of course, was the suspension of Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Never mind that disgraced slugger Barry Bonds is the Miami hitting coach: There are plenty of jokes to be made there. How does this impact fantasy baseball? If you own Gordon, should you keep him on your roster? How are you going to replace his 50 stolen bases this season in the stat column? Don't fret: We have all the answers you need right here.
One Owner's Fantasy Baseball Trash Is Another Owner's TreasureA lot of owners play fantasy baseball with too much emotion, waiving players they don't like personally or that they have a grudge against because of some game result a few years back. That's when you—the analytical owner—step in and make your team better by picking up players from waivers or via trade.
CBS News: A-Rod On List Of Players To Be Suspended By MLBMLB has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation. Three-time MVP Alex Rodriguez is on the list, according to CBS News.
Keidel: Will The PED Era Ever End? Don't Count On It Remember when BALCO fell like the Roman Empire? Somewhere in the ashes, we assumed that a fatal blow was struck against dopers and dealers. We thought that the eye of the steroid storm had drifted off to the sea of history. How's that going?
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig: 'This Sport Is Cleaner Than It's Ever Been' With his staff pursuing yet another investigation into performance-enhancing drugs, Commissioner Bud Selig defended baseball's drug-testing program on the eve of the All-Star Game, and insisted "this sport is cleaner than it's ever been."
Kallas: Hard To Believe Anthony Bosch Will Testify Without Deal From Government Everyone seems sure that Anthony Bosch will just show up and testify. How can this be? Why would Bosch incriminate himself?
MLB Seeks FedEx, Phone Records In PED Lawsuit; Bosch Meeting LoomsMeanwhile, Commissioner Bud Selig said MLB's "very comprehensive" probe proves that baseball has the toughest drug policy in professional sports.
Report: MLB Looking To Suspend A-Rod, Braun, Other Players For PED Link A league executive told CBS News that Anthony Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.
Silverman: Nobody In Baseball Is Above Reproach These DaysYou just hope it isn't so. These days, there is no way of knowing who is using performance-enhancing drugs and who is not. But the idea that Robinson Cano has used PEDs is enough to sicken any baseball fan or official.
Report: A-Rod, Cervelli’s Names Linked To Dollar Amounts In DocumentsA list written in April by Biogenesis of America clinic founder Anthony Bosch named the two Yankees with dollar amounts next to their names, according to an ESPN report.
MLB Asks Miami New Times For Records In PED Probe"At this point at least, we're deliberating just what we're going to do with the documents. We haven't said no. We haven't said yes," New Times editor Chuck Strouse said.
Yankees Reportedly Trying To Void Remainder Of A-Rod's ContractIf the new allegations were true, the Yankees would face high hurdles to get out of the final five years and $114 million of Rodriguez's record $275 million, 10-year contract.