Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Ronny Paulino suspended 100 games for second PED-related offense

Catcher Ronny Paulino hasn’t played in the majors since 2012 and is currently with the Tigers as a minor-leaguer. Wednesday, Major League Baseball announced that he has been suspended for 100 games as a result of testing positive for exogenous Testosterone.

This is Paulino’s second offense, hence the 100-game ban instead of 50.

Repoz Posted: February 12, 2014 at 05:22 PM | 10 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: tigers

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: February 12, 2014 at 05:25 PM (#4655871)
I can cross him off my HOF Ballot.
   2. CFBF Rides The Zombie Ice Dragon Posted: February 12, 2014 at 05:28 PM (#4655874)
I always got Ryan Doumit and Ronny Paulino confused.

Apropos of nothing.
   3. Jeltzandini Posted: February 12, 2014 at 05:35 PM (#4655876)
Is this the end of the Love Revolution?
   4. Jarrod HypnerotomachiaPoliphili (TeddyF.Ballgame) Posted: February 12, 2014 at 05:36 PM (#4655878)
So they suspected he took the PED just once and wasn't on a regular schedule? Otherwise I'm sure MLB would have bought his stolen medical records and suspended him for 211 . . . I mean 162 games, give or take.
   5. Fernigal McGunnigle Posted: February 12, 2014 at 05:45 PM (#4655884)
Paulino's exactly the sort of player you'd think would have a go at PEDs so long as there is any chance of beating the testing regime. He's a replacement(ish)-level ballplayer who's about to turn 33. A small improvement and maybe he's spending the next four years as a backup catcher somewhere, making two or three million dollars and maxing out his pension. Or he doesn't use, suffers a little bit more age-related decline, and is completely done after a couple more years hanging around in AAA. The pressure to give it another try would be overwhelming.
   6. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: February 12, 2014 at 06:03 PM (#4655893)
Given the level of effort he displayed in Pittsburgh, I am, to be honest, kind of surprised to know that Ronny Paulino cared enough about his career to take PEDs even once, much less twice.
   7. Booey Posted: February 12, 2014 at 09:51 PM (#4655991)
I'd be SHOCKED AND OFFENDED!!! by this news if I had any idea who Ronny Paulino was.
   8. Hack Wilson Posted: February 13, 2014 at 08:25 AM (#4656106)
Paulino, 32, will begin serving his suspension at the beginning of the season for the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens.


Toledo-cruel and unusual punishment. He should appeal and try to serve his suspension in Hawaii. What is the third offense-North Korea?
   9. asinwreck Posted: February 13, 2014 at 08:37 AM (#4656110)
Put an asterisk on his home run total.
   10. cercopithecus aethiops Posted: February 13, 2014 at 09:56 AM (#4656156)
If a Paulino fails a drug test in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
BFFB
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 19 February 2018: Does Buster Posey Have a Post-playing Career in Politics?
(1855 - 6:43am, Feb 25)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogPicking the best MLB over-under bet for 2018
(9 - 2:09am, Feb 25)
Last: Endless Trash

NewsblogArizona Diamondbacks analysis: Yasmany Tomas contract keeps hurting
(11 - 12:30am, Feb 25)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogKurkjian: The Most Unappreciated Baseball Trait? Strength.
(6 - 11:24pm, Feb 24)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogOT - 2017-18 NBA thread (All-Star Weekend to End of Time edition)
(215 - 11:16pm, Feb 24)
Last: Tin Angel

NewsblogClosest MLB Park by Drive Time
(32 - 10:47pm, Feb 24)
Last: Gold Star - just Gold Star

NewsblogMLB Should Embrace Rule That Lets Teams Bat Anyone They Want In 9th Inning
(142 - 10:04pm, Feb 24)
Last: BDC

NewsblogWhat if the Rays actually have a good plan?
(45 - 8:18pm, Feb 24)
Last: Der-K: downgraded to lurker

NewsblogJ.D. Martinez reportedly has deal with Red Sox
(77 - 7:50pm, Feb 24)
Last: Jose is an Absurd Doubles Machine

NewsblogOT: Winter Soccer Thread
(782 - 6:51pm, Feb 24)
Last: Nose army. Beef diaper? (CoB)

NewsblogInside Baseball MLB Notes | Hanley Ramirez Ready For Comeback
(42 - 6:08pm, Feb 24)
Last: SoSH U at work

Sox TherapyAn Overdue Look at the Roster
(37 - 2:59pm, Feb 24)
Last: Chip

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 2-23-2018
(29 - 2:31pm, Feb 24)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogInside Baseball | Picking Jake Arrieta's New Team
(11 - 12:44pm, Feb 24)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogInside Mickey Callaway’s steps toward modernizing the Mets | New York Post
(15 - 10:45pm, Feb 23)
Last: Howie Menckel

Page rendered in 0.2772 seconds
47 querie(s) executed