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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Y`s Guy » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:00 pm

Wow...I just yanked a huge offer for Braun off the table. Braun was on the hook last year and spit the bait as soon as the net was in the water. And here he is again.

Technicality anyone? :-b
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby kaiser » Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:28 pm

Oh man... just as everyone is gearing up for fantasy drafts.

This is going to make draft strategy really interesting. Initial impressions: Understanding that there is no evidence implicating him in wrong doing beyond what is highly circumstantial at this point, if you are drafting tomorrow, do you take Braun with your first round pick?
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Ender » Tue Feb 05, 2013 11:00 pm

I'd say for drafts this is a complete non issue from a suspension standpoint. I'd be a bit more worried about injuries with him though. He has chronic intercostal problems that I think steroids would probably help with to keep him on the field.

http://brewersbeat.mlblogs.com/2013/02/ ... atement-2/

“During the course of preparing for my successful appeal last year, my attorneys, who were previously familiar with Tony Bosch, used him as a consultant. More specifically, he answered questions about T/E ratio and possibilities of tampering with samples.

“There was a dispute over compensation for Bosch’s work, which is why my lawyer and I are listed under ‘moneys owed’ and not on any other list.

“I have nothing to hide and have never had any other relationship with Bosch.

“I will fully cooperate with any inquiry into this matter.”


Dunno if I'm buying that but it is a pretty nice defense they came up in a hurry~.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby Y`s Guy » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:00 am

MLB Network just showed a picture of a University of Miami baseball team. On that team...Braun, Carillo and Valencia. :-*

And why is this guy Bosch a worthy consultant instead of a doctor? :-?
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby GiantsFan14 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:08 am

kaiser wrote:Oh man... just as everyone is gearing up for fantasy drafts.

This is going to make draft strategy really interesting. Initial impressions: Understanding that there is no evidence implicating him in wrong doing beyond what is highly circumstantial at this point, if you are drafting tomorrow, do you take Braun with your first round pick?


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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby ayebatter » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:10 am

GiantsFan14 wrote:
kaiser wrote:Oh man... just as everyone is gearing up for fantasy drafts.

This is going to make draft strategy really interesting. Initial impressions: Understanding that there is no evidence implicating him in wrong doing beyond what is highly circumstantial at this point, if you are drafting tomorrow, do you take Braun with your first round pick?


Yes


+1 ;-)
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby GiantsFan14 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:22 am

ayebatter wrote:
GiantsFan14 wrote:
kaiser wrote:Oh man... just as everyone is gearing up for fantasy drafts.

This is going to make draft strategy really interesting. Initial impressions: Understanding that there is no evidence implicating him in wrong doing beyond what is highly circumstantial at this point, if you are drafting tomorrow, do you take Braun with your first round pick?


Yes


+1 ;-)


I'll go one further and say I'll take Braun with the first overall pick.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby ayebatter » Wed Feb 06, 2013 12:45 am

GiantsFan14 wrote:
ayebatter wrote:
GiantsFan14 wrote:
Yes


+1 ;-)


I'll go one further and say I'll take Braun with the first overall pick.


I believe we've both said that in another thread, but yes +1. ;-D
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby mweir145 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:28 am

For the sake of my fantasy team this year, I really hope Braun comes up with a better BS excuse than he has so far. Don't want to risk any suspension. Something along the lines of last year's BS excuse would suffice. That worked out very well for me.
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Re: New Steroid Reports - gio gonzalez, nelson cruz

Postby mweir145 » Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:34 am

This Bosch guy's operation gets more awful looking all the time, though. Melky, Bartolo, Grandal, Manny (twice), and Braun all seemingly got caught due to one of his products over the last few years. They deserve a refund.
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