Updated 2018 MLB and MiLB PED Suspension Rundown

UPDATE (7/16/18): I have updated this post to reflect the total suspension numbers for the first half of the 2018 season. After seeing the news of Robinson Canó's PED-related suspension last week, I decided it was time to update my post from March listing major-league and minor-league players suspended under the PED policy in 2018.…

Joey Votto Receives Social Media Flogging for Controversial Remarks

While most MLB fans were busily tweeting about the Robinson Canó PED-related suspension (update to this post now live!), Cincinnati Reds INF Joey Votto caused a social media tempest in his home country of Canada with some controversial remarks about Canadian baseball. While sitting for a Yahoo podcast interview with Tim Brown, Votto was asked whether…

Ideas to Shake Up the Cubs During Their Next Losing Streak

Last week was a tough one for Cubs fans as they dropped five games in a row subsequent to a five-game winning streak, being swept in St. Louis during the weekend series. The cherry on top of the steaming shitpile sundae was added by two of those losses in St. Louis coming in extra-innings walkoff…

Weekend Injury Recap: LA and STL Lose Star Players; Cueto to See Specialist

The weekend was full of bad tidings for teams around the National League as stars went down with injuries. On Saturday, the 15-19 Dodgers, already set back by medical issues with IF Corey Seager, OF Yasiel Puig, IF Justin Turner, P Rich Hill, P Alex Wood and P Hyun-Jin Ryu, released a report that their…