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Thursday, November 13, 2003

Steroid Testing

Baseball will start testing players for steroids since at least 5 percent of the limited sample tested this past season came up positive. Baseball won't say how much the sample was over the 5 percent threshold, but Bud Selig did say "the results of the survey testing show that there is not widespread steroid use in baseball."

I think a lot of players got off 'roids last year, hence the drop in power numbers. Now there will be intense scrutiny about whose home runs are suspiciously down a lot during this coming season. Those players will be accused of taking steroids in the past and things will get ugly. There is some unpleasantness ahead.