MLB notebook: Royals' Tejada receives 105-game suspension
By The Associated Press
Published: Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, 7:39 p.m.
The scourge of drugs in baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.
The Royals' infielder's ban came after Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games, and Brewers star Ryan Braun got a 65-game penalty.
A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Tejada tested positive for Adderall, a substance the 39-year-old has used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder.
Remy ‘disgusted' by son
Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy said he could not describe his “disgust and remorse” over allegations his son fatally stabbed his girlfriend a day after being released from custody for allegedly assaulting her.
In a statement released through his Twitter account, Remy said he and his wife are ‘'heartbroken.''
Jared Remy, 34, pleaded not guilty Friday on charges of murder and domestic assault and battery in the killing of Jennifer Martel, 27.
Bryce Harper was out of the Nationals' lineup against the Braves on Saturday due to a bruised triceps. ... The Rays put designated hitter Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list because of lower back spasms. ... Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes is expected to be sidelined for a few days because of soreness in his right knee.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- MLB notebook: Cardinals ink infielder Carpenter to 6-year deal
- MLB notebook: Expanded replay passes initial test
- MLB notebook: Phillies’ Hamels will rest after latest setback
- MLB notebook: Royals’ Hochevar needs Tommy John surgery