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  1. Minor-league pitcher Garcia suspended

    Richard Durrett

    Major League Baseball announced that Double-A Frisco pitcher Martire Garcia has been given a 50-game suspension without pay for testing positive for Clomiphene. This is Garcia's first violation of baseball's joint drug prevention and treatment pro...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  2. Nelson Cruz of Texas Rangers wants to cooperate with MLB's probe ...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz wants to cooperate with MLB's probe into PEDs.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  3. Nelson Cruz's law firm issues denial

    Richard Durrett

    While Nelson Cruz has yet to discuss the Miami New Times report that links his name to an anti-aging clinic that sold performance-enhancing drugs, his law firm, Farrell & Reisinger, issued a denial this week to the Associated Press. "We are aware ...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  4. Nolan Ryan, Rangers haven't talked to Nelson Cruz

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers CEO Nolan Ryan said Wednesday that the club has not had a chance to talk to outfielder Nelson Cruz about the Miami New Times story this week linking him to a clinic that sold performance-enhancing drugs, according to a report in the Ama...

    Blog | January 31, 2013
  5. Report: Nelson Cruz linked to clinic that sold PEDs

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz's name appears in records kept by Biogenisis, an anti-aging clinic in Miami that also sold performance-enhancing drugs, according to a story in the Miami New Times. Cruz's name -- among other big league players in...

    Blog | January 29, 2013
  6. David Murphy: No Hall for PED users

    Richard Durrett

    MESQUITE, Texas -- Texas Rangers outfielder David Murphy isn't ready to open the doors of the Hall of Fame to players associated with performance-enhancing drugs. "I think if they had a connection to performance-enhancing drugs, it's hard for me t...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  7. Josh Hamilton's tenure filled with highs, lows

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- It was just six months ago that Josh Hamilton's popularity, not to mention his stock, hit an all-time high in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Hamilton, whose story of battling drug and alcohol addiction to make it to the big league...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  8. Adrian Beltre reacts to Eric Gagne's PED claims

    Richard Durrett

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre said former teammate Eric Gagne should have named names when he alleged that 80 percent of his Los Angeles Dodger teammates were using performance-enhancing drugs in a new biography. Ga...

    Blog | September 26, 2012
  9. Adrian Beltre, others react to Eric Gagne's PED claims

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre said former teammate Eric Gagne should have named names when he alleged that 80 percent of his Los Angeles Dodger teammates were using performance-enhancing drugs in a new biography.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2012
  10. Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton said he doesn't feel like he owes th...

    Richard Durrett

    Slugger Josh Hamilton says he's in a much better place emotionally and spiritually the past three weeks. He heads into spring training with the Rangers encouraged since beginning both solo counseling and sessions with his wife following a relapse.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2012
  11. Source: Josh Hamilton has alcohol relapse

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton, who has battled drug and alcohol addictions, had a relapse with alcohol this week, according to a source. The Rangers said through a team spokesman that they are "aware of a situation but have no further comment a...

    Blog | February 02, 2012
  12. Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton has relapse with alcohol

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton, who has battled drug and alcohol addictions, had a relapse with alcohol on Tuesday, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2012
  13. Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton wins American League MVP a...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton was named the American League Most Valuable Player on Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America, becoming the franchise's fifth player to receive the honor.

    Story | Conversation | November 23, 2010
  14. MLB bans Volquez for 50 games

    Richard Durrett

    Cincinnati pitcher Edinson Volquez, traded to the Reds from the Rangers before the 2008 season as part of the deal that brought Josh Hamilton to Texas, has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, MLB announ...

    Blog | April 20, 2010
  15. Washington hears cheers and boos

    Richard Durrett

    CLEVELAND -- In his first regular-season road game since the drug admission, Ron Washington heard a few more boos than cheers as he was announced as part of the starting lineup Monday. Most of the expected sellout crowd were still filing in the st...

    Blog | April 12, 2010
  16. Surprise Six: Thursday spring recap

    Richard Durrett

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- A look at six issues from Thursday's spring training day in Surprise. 1. The day after Ron Washington's admission that he had a positive drug test in 2009 came word that he used amphetamines and marijuana during his playing days...

    Blog | March 18, 2010