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Monday, March 24, 2014

Alex Colome suspended 50 games

Like pitch counts, PEDs aren’t going away.

Bruce Markusen Posted: March 24, 2014 at 08:53 PM | 11 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: rays, steroids, suspensions

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   1. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: March 25, 2014 at 12:08 AM (#4676611)
Never saw him play
   2. Jim Wisinski Posted: March 25, 2014 at 05:16 AM (#4676637)
Oof.
   3. A Di-J Persnickety Posted: March 25, 2014 at 06:14 AM (#4676639)
Never saw him play


One of the side effects of PED is invisible.
   4. Bitter Mouse Posted: March 25, 2014 at 08:21 AM (#4676648)
Think of the children.
   5. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 25, 2014 at 10:23 AM (#4676688)
4 of the top 10 Rays prospects according to BA have been suspended for drugs use - Tim Beckham (pot), Ryan Brett (meth), Taylor Guerreri (pot), and now Colome (Boldenone).

Other Rays minor leaguers suspended for drug use in the last two years:

Josh Sale (former first round pick) - methamphetamine and amphetamine
Charles Cononie - methamphetamine and amphetamine
Justin Woodall - methamphetamine and amphetamine
David Wendt - Methylhexaneamine
Angel Yepez - Nandrolone
Brett Blaise - amphetamine
Mark Thomas - "drug of abuse"
Deshun Dixon - "drug of abuse"
Cody Rodgers - failing to take a drug test

And they still have Josh Lueke (rapist). Lawbreakers are the extra 2%!
   6. zonk Posted: March 25, 2014 at 01:12 PM (#4676798)
Was gonna say the same thing as AG1 in #5 -- the Rays sure seem to have cornered the market on guys with drug trouble... It's ironic or tragic that the most of them - Josh Hamilton - actually did his best work once he left the organization.

I'm not one who cares much for the whole 'drug war' nor am I PEDist - but you'd think at some point, the Rays would recognize that they seem to have a problem of proportions beyond most other teams and try to do something about it...
   7. cardsfanboy Posted: March 25, 2014 at 01:17 PM (#4676803)
Was gonna say the same thing as AG1 in #5 -- the Rays sure seem to have cornered the market on guys with drug trouble... It's ironic or tragic that the most of them - Josh Hamilton - actually did his best work once he left the organization.

I'm not one who cares much for the whole 'drug war' nor am I PEDist - but you'd think at some point, the Rays would recognize that they seem to have a problem of proportions beyond most other teams and try to do something about it...


I had thought that they had already recognized the problem and supposedly had worked to fix it. I thought it coincided with the Devil Rays attitude is different than the Rays attitude that Longoria(?) was talking about when they jettisoned some players.
   8. Tom Nawrocki Posted: March 25, 2014 at 01:25 PM (#4676809)
One of the side effects of PED is invisible.


No, I said invincible, not invisible. Invincible. Invisible would be impossible.

//Barack Obama
   9. theboyqueen Posted: March 25, 2014 at 02:08 PM (#4676831)
4 of the top 10 Rays prospects according to BA have been suspended for drugs use - Tim Beckham (pot), Ryan Brett (meth), Taylor Guerreri (pot), and now Colome (Boldenone).

Other Rays minor leaguers suspended for drug use in the last two years:

Josh Sale (former first round pick) - methamphetamine and amphetamine
Charles Cononie - methamphetamine and amphetamine
Justin Woodall - methamphetamine and amphetamine


If all these guys are really testing positive for meth that is really something. "Amphetamine" could be adderall/ritalin or whatever, but meth is meth. Doesn't Joe Maddon live in a trailer? Just sayin...
   10. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: March 25, 2014 at 04:00 PM (#4676888)
Doesn't Joe Maddon live in a trailer?

I don't know abut that, but there's this rumor that he once crushed a guy by dropping an ATM on him
   11. Joey B. Posted: March 25, 2014 at 06:45 PM (#4676986)
And he's from the Dominican 'Roidspublic? Jesus, Mary, and Joseph, you could knock me over with a feather. I mean, what a complete and total ****ing shocker this is.

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