Major League Baseball has agreed to 50-game suspensions with 12 players for their roles in the Biogenesis case, multiple media outlets reported Monday, with the harshest penalty -- against Alex Rodriguez -- set to be announced in the afternoon.
Major League Baseball has told the union which players it intends to suspend in its drug investigation and which ones will receive lengthier penalties for their roles in the Biogenesis case, two people familiar with the talks told The Associated Press.
Kenny Rogers lost his third straight start since serving a 13-game suspension and Jonny Gomes homered and drove in two runs, leading the Tampa Bay Devil Rays over the Texas Rangers 6-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig remained firm on his 20-game suspension of Texas Rangers pitcher Kenny Rogers on Thursday, despite complaints from the players' union that Selig should not have handed out the penalty.
Gene Orza, chief operating officer for the Major League Baseball Players Association, hasn't changed his stance despite mounting criticism of what some have called a lenient testing system in light of the BALCO steroid scandal.