This year, MLB teams are faced with stricter rules -- and harsher penalties for breaking them -- in regards to spending in the draft. As Buster Olney writes, this will likely send teams looking for loopholes and new ways to allocate draft dollars.
Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo become the first player suspended twice for performance-enhancing drugs under the Major League Baseball testing program when the commissioner's office announced a 100-game penalty Wednesday.
Cincinnati manager Dusty Baker was suspended for two games and New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and San Diego hitting coach Wally Joyner were penalized one game Friday after recent arguments with umpires.
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.