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CNNSI.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
The Steroid Era -- and Alex Rodriguez's involvement in it -- just won't go away, but Joe Lemire says it's time to acknowledge Major League Baseball's efforts to clean up the game.Share Tweet
Free agent catcher Kelly Shoppach has reached an agreement with the Seattle Mariners on a one-year contract pending a physical exam, a baseball source told ESPN.com.Share TweetESPN.com Jan 29, 2013Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols says he hopes to play for the Dominican Republic after the second round of the World Baseball Classic.Share TweetMLB.com Jan 29, 2013The Angels settled on a 2013 contract with relief pitcher Kevin Jepsen on Tuesday, thus avoiding arbitration with any of their eligible players.Share TweetIn response to the New Times of Miami PED/Anthony Bosch story published Tuesday, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has issued a complete denial. Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals did likewise and Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz, through h…Share Tweet
Josh Reddick, Coco Crisp have hair-A’s-ing timeyahoo.com Jan 29, 2013Are either of these Oakland Athletics outfielders is using hair-enhancers? Nobody is saying for now. On the right, the Afro of Coco Crisp (or "Co-Fro") appears to be in mid-season form. Angela Davis is jealous, it's so kinky. Further, the San …Share Tweet
Rangers respond to Miami report on CruzMLB.com Jan 29, 2013The Rangers offered little comment on a report out of Miami that stated outfielder Nelson Cruz was among a list of prominent clients at a clinic under investigation for the sale of performance-enhancing drugs.Share Tweet