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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby converge241 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:00 pm

Go read through all the Braun stuff from last year post reports and predraft. He fell in many drafts during that period and of course we know how it turned out. He was exonerated in regards to a suspension, he played awesome, and those who obtained him via discounts (draft or trades when folks panicked) profited.

But I mean everyone during that time was right to be worried at least and adjust accordingly if there was some cloud still hanging over their head.

I mentioned when starting the thread that I traded away Gio before this for a good return in general (too expensive for me to keep) but right now I would worry but not cut him or trade him for pennies...but that could change if I still had him come deadline and we had no resolution.

Same with Cruz I own him on another team, right now his name is on the bubble of that dynasty roster as guys who COULD go for more draft picks..if we still done know by my deadline date..decision time.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby kaiser » Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:04 pm

converge241 wrote: I traded away Gio before this for a good return in general (too expensive for me to keep) but right now I would worry but not cut him or trade him for pennies...but that could change if I still had him come deadline and we had no resolution.



Sounds about right, but keep in mind that MLB changed some of their rules regarding their ability to suspend players in the wake of the debacle with Braun. They don't require as much concrete proof as they did before.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby wrveres » Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:40 pm

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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Ender » Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:39 am

wrveres wrote:Yawn


I would expect more from you. Even if you don't care this is a silly post because this has more effect on the value of these players than just about anything else that could happen in the off season barring being traded from the best team in baseball to the worst. I mean I understand talking about this for say the HOF voting is boring and trite at this point but talking about it for players who could easily be affected in this years draft is vital not boring.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Skin Blues » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:26 am

So... is there anything actually linking Gio to PEDs? Or was his name dragged through the mud for some other reason? He didn't sign a baseball for the reporter's daughter, maybe? They must have some dirt on him which for some reason they excluded from the report. Right?
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby silverZ » Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:44 am

Colour me uninterested. I'll jump on either of them if their ADP falls by 2~ rounds.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby oscar15 » Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:37 pm

Make PEDs legal and we can stop worrying about it.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby ensanimal » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:37 pm

Jeff Passan ‏@JeffPassan

BREAKING: Ryan Braun's name is in Biogenesis records and MLB will investigate his association with PED clinic. News: http://yhoo.it/VSa8bF



While none of the records we obtained link Ryan Braun to specific PEDs like Alex Rodriguez, his inclusion will prompt an MLB investigation.


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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby oscar15 » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:06 pm

Damn it! I turned on the MLB network ready to switch over to baseball and this damn Braun story is dominating the show! Time to see what the Discovery or History Channel have on.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Ender » Tue Feb 05, 2013 9:50 pm

When I saw the link to the University of Miami my heart sank because I was really worried Braun would end up in the list somewhere and he is one of my favorite players.
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