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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby rjforlife » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:49 am

Can they suspend Nelly Cruz tomorrow please? I'm against him this week and I don't want him hitting any more HR. ESPN radio said the rest of the suspensions are coming soon and all at once. What better day than tomorrow?
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby J35J » Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:44 am

Iggy wrote:
abrage22 wrote:This is why I take all the stuff on this site with a grain of salt, even if it comes from the more "knowledgeable", "expert" members.
"There's no way they could every suspend Braun" they said... "Draft him with no worries" they said...
;-7


I agree ... I remember there was a poll as to 'who should be pick # 1' and many 'experts' said it was clearly Braun even though there were drug issues.

In one of my pools I lucked into the # 1 pick ... I took Cabrera



Why anyone would blindly follow what anyone says is ridiculous...not even talking just fantasy sports, but everything. You should always be doing your own research on all topics no matter what the consensus is.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Lofunzo » Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:47 am

J35J wrote:
Iggy wrote:
abrage22 wrote:This is why I take all the stuff on this site with a grain of salt, even if it comes from the more "knowledgeable", "expert" members.
"There's no way they could every suspend Braun" they said... "Draft him with no worries" they said...
;-7


I agree ... I remember there was a poll as to 'who should be pick # 1' and many 'experts' said it was clearly Braun even though there were drug issues.

In one of my pools I lucked into the # 1 pick ... I took Cabrera



Why anyone would blindly follow what anyone says is ridiculous...not even talking just fantasy sports, but everything. You should always be doing your own research on all topics no matter what the consensus is.


I think (and hope) that he was kidding.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby AHF » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:16 am

But remember, there are no performance enhancing aspects to these drugs in real life. Guys like Braun continue to do it at the risk of millions of dollars in pay and reputation simply for the fun of it.
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Re: Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby wrveres » Tue Jul 23, 2013 10:41 am

Lofunzo wrote:
J35J wrote:
Iggy wrote:
I agree ... I remember there was a poll as to 'who should be pick # 1' and many 'experts' said it was clearly Braun even though there were drug issues.

In one of my pools I lucked into the # 1 pick ... I took Cabrera



Why anyone would blindly follow what anyone says is ridiculous...not even talking just fantasy sports, but everything. You should always be doing your own research on all topics no matter what the consensus is.


I think (and hope) that he was kidding.

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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby rjforlife » Tue Jul 23, 2013 1:44 pm

Lofunzo wrote:
J35J wrote:
Iggy wrote:
I agree ... I remember there was a poll as to 'who should be pick # 1' and many 'experts' said it was clearly Braun even though there were drug issues.

In one of my pools I lucked into the # 1 pick ... I took Cabrera



Why anyone would blindly follow what anyone says is ridiculous...not even talking just fantasy sports, but everything. You should always be doing your own research on all topics no matter what the consensus is.


I think (and hope) that he was kidding.



Sadly, I'm 99% certain he is not kidding. Also, Lofunzo sighting!!!
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby jfg » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:26 pm

I'm not sure how baseball got "just cause" past the players union when it seemed somewhat difficult to get a drug program together in general at the time it happened. Seems like a ton of power for the commissioners office. That said, Buster Olney's article is pretty revealing on how players feel about PED's now. It wouldn't be surprising to see the next agreement be a lifetime ban for the 1st offense.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby jackie hayes » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:30 pm

jfg wrote:I'm not sure how baseball got "just cause" past the players union when it seemed somewhat difficult to get a drug program together in general at the time it happened. Seems like a ton of power for the commissioners office. That said, Buster Olney's article is pretty revealing on how players feel about PED's now. It wouldn't be surprising to see the next agreement be a lifetime ban for the 1st offense.


Yeah, I'm surprised how passive the MLBPA seems in all this. I didn't believe for a second that someone wouldn't appeal, if for no other reason than that the union would demand it of their members. (Still doubtful about a lifetime ban for a first offense, though.)
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby jackie hayes » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:39 pm

Btw, for those who haven't seen it, LoMo's awesome quote:

"You know we're clean. We haven't scored a run in 37 innings."

https://twitter.com/clarkspencer/status ... 8365680642

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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby abrage22 » Tue Jul 23, 2013 3:12 pm

rjforlife wrote:
Lofunzo wrote:
J35J wrote:

Why anyone would blindly follow what anyone says is ridiculous...not even talking just fantasy sports, but everything. You should always be doing your own research on all topics no matter what the consensus is.


I think (and hope) that he was kidding.



Sadly, I'm 99% certain he is not kidding. Also, Lofunzo sighting!!!


Alright...so then what's the point of this site? If no one should take anyone's advice, why should anyone post on the DTKW forums. Why should anyone post anything at all if no one should listen to anyone's thoughts. Of course you should do your own research, and have your own opinion (which luckily I followed in both of the situations I mentioned).
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