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  1. Joel Pineiro, former MLB pitcher, suspended 50 games after testin...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former big league pitcher Joel Pineiro has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a banned stimulant in violation of the minor league drug prevention and treatment program, the commissioner's office announced Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 30, 2014
  2. Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees failed test for stimulants in ...

    Alex Rodriguez, currently appealing a 211-game suspension for violating MLB's drug policy, failed a drug test for stimulants in 2006, according to a report in the New York Times.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  3. Impact of Gray's positive stimulant test

    Keith Law

    MLB teams learned a few days ago that Oklahoma right-hander Jonathan Gray tested positive for the banned stimulant Adderall during the league's mandatory drug testing for the top 200 prospects in each draft class (as determined by MLB's internal scou...

    Blog | June 03, 2013
  4. Drug tests administered by MLB rose 3 percent in last year

    The number of drug tests conducted by Major League Baseball rose 3 percent in the past year, when Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo was the only big leaguer suspended for using a performance-enhancing substance.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  5. Milwaukee Brewers farmhand Mark Rogers suspended 25 games

    A minor league pitcher who played for the Milwaukee Brewers last year has been suspended 25 games after a second positive test for a stimulant.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2011
  6. Minor league catcher suspended 50 games

    ESPNChicago.com

    Major League Baseball suspended Chicago Cubs minor league catcher Luis Flores 50 games after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine, a stimulant. The suspension of Flores, who plays for the Double-A Tennessee Smokies, is effective immediately. ...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  7. Stimulant exemptions in MLB virtually unchanged from 2009

    Major League Baseball granted 105 exemptions for otherwise-banned stimulants in the last year because of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, virtually unchanged from the previous year's total.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2010
  8. Baseball's ADHD epidemic

    Rob Neyer

    A bit of shocking news from Major League Baseball: The number of baseball players authorized to use otherwise banned stimulants for ADHD rose for the second straight year. Baseball granted 108 therapeutic use exemptions for attention deficit hyp...

    Blog | December 01, 2009
  9. Stimulant exemptions in major league baseball up for second strai...

    The number of baseball players authorized to use otherwise banned stimulants for ADHD rose for the second straight year.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2009
  10. San Francisco Giants minor league pitcher Diego De La Cruz punish...

    San Francisco Giants minor league pitcher Diego De La Cruz has been suspended 50 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2009
  11. Sidney Ponson of Kansas City Royals tested positive for stimulant...

    Royals pitcher Sidney Ponson tested positive for a stimulant during the World Baseball Classic and has been banned from international competition for two years.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2009
  12. Minor leaguer traded for bats meets tragic end

    The medical examiner said John C. Odom's death in Georgia on Nov. 5 at age 26 was an accidental overdose from heroin, methamphetamine, the stimulant benzylpiperazine and alcohol.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2009
  13. ADHD exemptions on the rise in Major League Baseball

    A total of 106 exemptions for banned drugs were given to major leaguers claiming Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder from the end of the 2007 season until the end of the 2008 season, according to a report released Friday.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2009
  14. Brewers' Cameron applies for MLB exemption to use stimulants

    Feeling that he might still be struggling with the aftereffects of a 2005 outfield collision, Brewers outfielder Mike Cameron has applied for a therapeutic exemption to use stimulants during the 2008 season.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2008
  15. Baseball suspends Cameron 25 games for failed test

    Center fielder Mike Cameron has been suspended by 25 games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for a banned stimulant.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2007
  16. Tigers' Perez tests positive for stimulant for third time

    Tigers infielder Neifi Perez was suspended for 80 games Friday after testing positive for a third time for a banned stimulant.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2007