Don't Kill The Mellinger

August 19, 2013 9:58 AM

Easy steps to stop PED use from being worth it — that won’t be taken

In five years, if Miguel Tejada’s time with the Royals comes to mind, I will remember his truck-driver celebration after base hits, the energy he brought to his teammates, and, speaking of those teammates, the reverential tone with which they talked about him. I’ll also remember that he was suspended 105 games for amphetamine use, stemming from an ADD medication he was apparently using with a doctor’s prescription but without a required exemption from MLB.

Don't Kill the Mellinger

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