24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site

RSS

Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

A's Pitcher Suspended for Failing Drug Test

Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for testosterone, a week after Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was banished for the same number of games for the same substance.

Colon, 39, has pitched well this season with a 10-9 record and a 3.43 earned run average in 24 starts. This follows last season’s 8-10 record for the Yankees with a 4.00 E.R.A.

Source: New York Times. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

advertisement