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Melky Cabrera Suspended: MLB Players Still Using PEDs in 2012 Is Mind-Boggling

Melky Cabrera Suspended: MLB Players Still Using PEDs in 2012 Is Mind-Boggling

Melky Cabrera Suspended: MLB Players Still Using PEDs in 2012 Is Mind-Boggling

San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was suspended for PEDs, but the idea of an MLB player using PEDs in 2012 continues to perplex me.

This morning, I learned that Melky Cabrera had been suspended for performance-enhancing drugs. Like every other morning, I followed my breakfast with a visit to Twitter. After reading some choice baseball articles, I was disgusted to learn that this problem was still one that exists in Major League Baseball.

After reading the reports, most of them courtesy of Andrew Baggarly (@CSNBaggs) I had formulated my opinion.

It was time that the MLB fixed this image once and for all. No baseball fan likes going to ESPN.com and learning that the lead story is another negative PR piece on the MLB, just like no Dodgers fan likes learning that the reason Cabrera was tearing them up in the NL West was because he was injecting himself with extra testosterone.

Cabrera’s suspension hurts the Giants, it hurts their fans and it hurts Major League Baseball.

On a day in which Felix Hernandez threw a perfect game, his story was overshadowed by everything Melky Cabrera. And that’s not fair to anyone.

The fact that MLB players are still using PEDs in 2012 is absolutely mind-boggling. Included is a sample conversation of talking points I’ve thought about since learning of the Cabrera news.

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By: Bryan Kalbrosky

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