Breaking news for all baseball fans up to 20 MLB players are set to be suspended for PEDs. Since the news is breaking there are tons of rumors flying but here are the players that have been confirmed to be on MLB’s hit list. Six players are missing from the list but we will add them as soon as the names are released.
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Via SI.com: Major League Baseball is preparing to suspend New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez,Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and others connected to the Biogenesis clinic in Miami, reports ESPN.com.
The report also states that as many as 20 other players will also be suspended because of their connection with the clinic. Biogenesis founder Tony Bosch agreed to cooperate with investigators from MLB after months of trying to verify if the players received performance-enhancing drugs from Bosch. Investigators have had records for more than a month that named the players.
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera, Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon and San Diego Padrescatcher Yasmani Grandal have all received 50-game suspensions for failing PED tests and all had reported connections with Bosch.
Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, Seattle Mariners minor league catcher Jesus Montero, and Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta are also being looked at for possible suspensions.