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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby BronXBombers51 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:05 am

Didn't he already fail a test?



EDIT- Nevermind, I think I'm thinking of Juan Rincon.
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Postby jlm53089 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:17 am

OMG NO.
Give the Rays the WS.
The Phils cheated! I knew it.

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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby kab21 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:27 am

Somewhat similar to the NFL issue with the StarCaps and the 6-8 players appealing their suspensions.
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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby jlm53089 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:33 am

Snakes Gould wrote:this whole thing is pretty messed up if you ask me.

he asked in spring training if it was ok and it was, so he started taking it, and then he finds out it isnt after he fails a test. i dont see how this isnt going to cause a stir, especially because there seems to be a decent enough documentation/evidence supporting his claims.


Ask in ST but buys the supplement in July?

Sounds fishy to me!
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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby Old_Style » Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:58 am

jlm53089 wrote:
Snakes Gould wrote:this whole thing is pretty messed up if you ask me.

he asked in spring training if it was ok and it was, so he started taking it, and then he finds out it isnt after he fails a test. i dont see how this isnt going to cause a stir, especially because there seems to be a decent enough documentation/evidence supporting his claims.


Ask in ST but buys the supplement in July?

Sounds fishy to me!


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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby mweir145 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 1:57 am

Weird story, but I'd like to know what the supplement was.
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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby mweir145 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 2:00 am

kab21 wrote:Somewhat similar to the NFL issue with the StarCaps and the 6-8 players appealing their suspensions.

Weren't those players taking diuretics to mask steroids (something I'm sure is quite common among NFL players)? What ever happened to those guys this year?
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Re: J.C. Romero Tests Positive; Claims MLBPA Misled Him.

Postby kab21 » Tue Jan 06, 2009 9:02 am

mweir145 wrote:
kab21 wrote:Somewhat similar to the NFL issue with the StarCaps and the 6-8 players appealing their suspensions.

Weren't those players taking diuretics to mask steroids (something I'm sure is quite common among NFL players)? What ever happened to those guys this year?


From what I remember they were taking a supplement that had a banned diuretic that wasn't disclosed on it. And the NFL had info that StarCaps wasn't on the level regarding their products overall, but didn't disclose it to the NFLPA. The appeal is still in the courts. I think one player served his suspension, but the others haven't missed any time yet.
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