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  1. Mike Jacobs of Colorado Rockies tests positive for HGH, banned 50...

    Jayson Stark

    Colorado Rockies minor leaguer Mike Jacobs carved his name in drug-testing history Thursday, by becoming the first North American professional athlete to be suspended for testing positive for Human Growth Hormone.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2011
  2. Bud Selig: MLB begins testing for HGH in minor leagues

    Major League Baseball has started random blood testing for human growth hormone in the minor leagues, the first professional sports league in the United States to take the aggressive step against doping.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2010
  3. MLB -- Buster Olney -- It looks like an HGH test exists, which me...

    Buster Olney

    With evidence that science has finally found a way to test for HGH, it'll be interesting to see whether -- with recent history in mind -- the MLBPA is ready to take seriously another possible performance-enhancer, or whether it'll play ignorant once more.

    Blog | Conversation | February 23, 2010
  4. Report: Prospect barred for HGH use to let his play do talking

    Braves prospect Jordan Schafer says he hopes his play on the field will answer questions about his rapid rise through the minors when he returns from a 50-game suspension for using human growth hormone, according to a published report.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2008
  5. Sources: Braves' banned prospect didn't test positive for HGH

    Braves prospect Jordan Schafer did not test positive for HGH. Rather, he was suspended after MLB investigated anecdotal evidence of HGH use by Schaefer.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2008
  6. Braves prospect Schafer suspended 50 games for HGH use

    Jerry Crasnick

    Outfielder Jordan Schafer, a top prospect in the Atlanta Braves system, has received a 50-game suspension for use of Human Growth Hormone.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2008
  7. Indians pick up $7.5 million option on Byrd

    Pitcher Paul Byrd, whose admitted use of human growth hormone served as a backdrop to the end of Cleveland's season, had his $7.5 million club option for 2008 picked up by the Indians on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2007
  8. Report: Selig won't rule out suspension if laws broken

    Gary Matthews Jr., Paul Byrd, Rick Ankiel and other Major League Baseball players who have been linked to human growth hormone in published reports face the prospect of a Bud Selig-imposed suspension if they are found to have violated U.S. law.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2007
  9. Indians' Byrd says he took HGH under 'doctor's care and supervisi...

    Paul Byrd, who pitched the Cleveland Indians to the brink of the World Series with a victory in Game 4 of the ALCS on Tuesday, has admitted taking human growth hormone under a doctor's care.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2007
  10. Ex-Mets employee pleads guilty, agrees to help MLB

    A former employee of the New York Mets has pleaded guilty to distributing steroids and human growth hormone to dozens of major league players between 1995 and 2005, and is cooperating with baseball's steroids investigation.

    Story | Conversation | April 27, 2007
  11. House reiterates that he used steroids

    Former major league pitcher Tom House said he misspoke when he estimated a half-dozen pitchers on every team experimented with steroids or human growth hormone in the 1960s and 1970s.

    Story | Conversation | May 05, 2005
  12. Bonds refuses comment; others issue denials

    Barry Bonds walked silently through the San Francisco Giants' bustling clubhouse. Asked about a report that he had received steroids and human growth hormone from a nutritional supplements lab implicated in a drug-distribution ring, Bonds softly replie

    Story | Conversation | March 02, 2004