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  1. Nelson Cruz, Ryan Braun, and Learning to Accept Post-PED Assimila...

    Michael Baumann

    Nelson Cruz hit two home runs last night, and while I'm not ordinarily a huge Cruz fan, I can't deny that he's having an incredible season: Those two homers were his league-leading 18th and 19th, and he's slugging an AL-best .66...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  2. How Will Possible PED Suspensions Affect MLB Teams?

    Jonah Keri

    Sometime after the All-Star break, Major League Baseball plans to suspend Ryan Braun along with as many as 20 other players accused of performance-enhancing drug use, ESPN's Outside the Lines reported Tuesday. The report highlights the latest chap...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  3. Baseball's PED Problem Won't Go Away

    Jonah Keri

    A Miami New Times article reports that six MLB players purchased a variety of drugs from Miami-based antiaging clinic Biogenesis, marking the latest jolt for a sport that's gone from willful compliance to zealotry when it comes to PED suspicions. ...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  4. Assessing the Myers-Shields trade from the Royals' side. It ain't...

    Rany Jazayerli

    Why it made no sense for the Kansas City Royals to trade star prospect Wil Myers.

    Story | Conversation | December 10, 2012
  5. About Last Night: The Cash Society

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Yankees GM Brian Cashman told a New York radio host that he "wasn't surprised" that former players Bartolo Colon and Melky Cabrera were suspended for PED...

    Blog | August 29, 2012
  6. Grantland Network: Jonah Keri With Brian Kenny and the Sklar Brot...

    Jonah Keri

    It's a full hour of baseball, stats, and meta-talk on the Triangle Podcast. First, Jonah Keri talks to Brian Kenny, host of Clubhouse Confidential and MLB Tonight on MLB Network. We delve into the Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon PED suspensions, exam...

    Blog | August 23, 2012
  7. Derek Jeter's Diary: Steroids, Solidarity, and Immortality

    Mark Lisanti

    The baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captain's private journal. Wednesday, August 15: vs. Texas Rangers Baseball is a sacred trust. For so...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  8. About Last Night: Strasburg on the Clock

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Hey everyone, I'm back. I got married last Saturday, which means huge changes for "About Last Night." I'm an official adult now, and I realized that some o...

    Blog | August 22, 2012
  9. Grantland Exclusive: Screenshot of Melky Cabrera's Secret Testost...

    Mark Lisanti


    Blog | August 20, 2012
  10. Farewell, Melk Man: The Impact of Cabrera's PED Suspension

    Jonah Keri

    Major League Baseball suspended Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera for 50 games after he tested positive for excessive levels of testosterone, wiping out the rest of his season and dealing a blow to San Francisco's playoff hopes. The notion that Cabr...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  11. Rankonia: The Triangle Power Rankings

    Chris Ryan

    1. Kobe Bryant: Alpha Male Let's just sum up this guy's week real quick: negged the President of the United States and the First Lady's lack of comfort with public displays of affection and called David Stern's proposal to have Team USA be made up...

    Blog | July 18, 2012
  12. All Hail Melky Cabrera, Baseball's Gadfly

    Shane Ryan

    Melky Cabrera makes me laugh. Melky Cabrera enrages me. Melky Cabrera is basically a mythical con man, like the deceitful coyote or Loki the shape-shifter. Hell, not to get Shakespeare all up in your sports, but he's a modern Puck, whom Wikipedia des...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  13. About Last Night: The Melk Man Delivers

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Melky Cabrera blasted a two-run homer to lead the National League to an 8-0 rout in the All-Star Game - the NL's most lopsided victory ever - and took hom...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  14. An All-Star-Worthy Countdown

    Jonah Keri

    It was an 8-0 blowout that was decided by the fourth. Both sides breezed through 1-2-3 inning after 1-2-3 inning thereafter — great if you're a student of pitching, not so much if you're looking for fireworks. And the game ended with a retired ...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  15. About Last Night: The Rise of the Bentonite

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. Tony Parker scored 34 points and dished out eight assists as the Spurs remained unbeaten in the postseason, beating the Thunder 120-111 and going up 2-0 ...

    Blog | May 30, 2012