Wednesday, August 07, 2013

3 banned by MLB were 2013 All Stars, Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta, and Everth Cabrera. Nelson Cruz hit 6 home runs in 2011 ALCS v Detroit, a record for a post season series

8/5/13, "Baseball's superstar Rodriguez vows to fight mammoth 211-game ban for doping," Reuters, J. Linden, UK Daily Mail

The list of 12 additional MLB players who received 50-game bans for using banned substances includes three 2013 All Stars, Nelson Cruz from the Texas Rangers who was also 2011 ALCS MVP, Jhonny Peralta from the Detroit Tigers, and Everth Cabrera (reserves) from the San Diego Padres:

11/17/11, "Texas’ Nelson Cruz smashed six home runs (in the 2011 ALCS) against Detroit, the record for a postseason series."

"The list included 

Nelson Cruz, Everth Cabrera, Jhonny Peralta,
Antonio Bastardo, Jordany Valdespin,
Francisco Cervelli, Jesus Montero, plus minor league players Cesar Puello, Fernando Martinez, Fautino De Los Santos, Sergio Escalona and Jordan Norberto."


These are the players in addition to Alex Rodriguez. images from UK Daily Mail, 8/5/13. 

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