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  1. Patsrock

    Patsrock Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    MLB, MLBPA agree to enhance joint drug program | MLB.com: News



    More tests
    More blood tests for hgh

    Longer suspensions
    All unpaid
    1st offense=80 games (up from 50)
    2nd offense=162 games(183 days pay) (up from 100)
    3rd offense=permanent suspension from Baseball

    And any players suspended under this will no longer be eligible to play in postseason(even if suspension over) nor receive any post season bonus money

    Every Player whose suspension for a performance-enhancing substance is upheld will be subject to six additional unannounced urine collections, and three additional unannounced blood collections, during every subsequent year of his entire career.
     
  2. ChoWZa

    ChoWZa Third String But Playing on Special Teams

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    If it were 1st offense permanent suspension (no pay) is the only way I can see it deterring people from juicing. It's not fair to the players who are forced to juice to compete because the penalties are so laissez-faire.
     
  3. Patsrock

    Patsrock Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

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    Would you say the same for NFL?
     

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