The players wanted tougher test long ago. It's too bad it took Senate threats to make Don Fehr and Gene Orza finally listen.
It took BALCO and Senate threats for Don Fehr and Gene Orza to act. Too bad, that's what the players wanted all along.
If MLBPA leadership intends to use tougher steroid testing as a bargaining chip, then the time to act is now.
Buster Olney writes that when Ryan Braun won the appeal of his positive test for performance-enhancing drugs, it highlighted a much different opinion among players than it would have 10 or 20 years ago. Today, players want cheaters caught.
Major league players mentioned in the Mitchell report who are found to have violated the sport's drug-testing agreement after the 2003 season are likely to face the most scrutiny by MLB
Baseball can say what it wants about the results, but nobody really knows how rampant steroid use is.