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Is Jordany Valdespin the biggest fool in all of baseball? Updated Aug 5, 2013
We now know the identities of the three new players who will be suspended Monday as part of the Biogenesis scandal: Phillies relief pitcher Antonio Bastardo, Astros minor league pitcher Sergio Escalona and Mets minor league utility man Jordany Valdespin…
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  • Bastardo accepts 50-game suspension Aug 5, 2013
    Phillies left-hander Antonio Bastardo has accepted a 50-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Agreement.
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  • Former Phillies pitcher Dan Meyer calls out Antonio Bastardo after he’s linked to PEDs Aug 5, 2013
    Let the line of players scorned by Biogenesis-related PED users start behind Dan Meyer. Meyer is a former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher, who didn't beat out Antonio Bastardo for a spot in the Phillies bullpen back in 2011. When the news hit Monday that …
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  • Stretch run key for Phillies to analyze choices Aug 5, 2013
    Since not trading any players at the non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Phillies have tried to turn their attention to next season as there will be a few important holes to fill before Opening Day 2014.
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  • The Juice: Braves win 10th straight, Dodgers run their road winning streak to 14 Aug 5, 2013
    The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The Atlanta Braves and the Philadelphia Phillies showed why — again — they're tw…
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  • Video - MLB suspends 13 in PED scandal 05:26

    MLB suspends 13 in PED scandal

    Aug 5
    Curt Schilling and John Kruk share their thoughts on Alex Rodriguez's suspension and the 12 other players banned for 50 games, including All-Stars Nelson Cruz, Everth Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta.