Report: Robinson Cano, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, And Ryan Braun Might Face 50-Game PED-Related Suspensions This Season
You'd be inclined to be skeptical, and for fair reason — Bisceglie doesn't name his source. This kind of story is explosive, and deserves tender care before people start going on witch hunts and throwing names out there with no rationale. But consider this: Bisceglie correctly prognosticated that Melky Cabrera would be suspended last season for a failed PED test almost a month before his suspension came.
Anonymous Source: Cano, Granderson, A-Rod and Braun will all be suspended for failing PED test this season.— Joe Bisceglie (@joebisceglie) March 4, 2013
That tweet was from July 18; the suspension came on Aug. 15. Bisceglie was understandably sour about the haters (can't get no respect with no sources, dude), but to his credit, he's been right about this thing before, the Nostra Damus of steroids, if you will.
My sources tell me that Melky Cabrera will be suspended soon for violation of MLB's PED policy— Joe Bisceglie (@joebisceglie) July 18, 2012
RE: our breaking news on DAPS. I totally get the reluctance to believe us, this news is gigantic and we are the only ones to report it.— Joe Bisceglie (@joebisceglie) March 4, 2013
Now, we can't do much with this information right now, but just remember you heard about it, and to not be surprised if and when these players are suspended. And if it's true, it is going to be a big bruise on the game, one we really felt in our heart of hearts hadn't gone away when the Bondses, Clemenses, and McGwires retired. The Steroid Era reincarnate? Maybe. Just maybe.[DAPS, Getty Images]
We were as shocked as you guys are by it. All we ask is that you remember where you heard it first when ESPN "breaks this" in 4 weeks.— Joe Bisceglie (@joebisceglie) March 4, 2013
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