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Melky tried to cover up PED use with fake website

A funny and kind of sad story in the Daily News this morning. Apparently in an attempt to avoid a 50 game suspension for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs, Melky Cabrera tried to create a fake website to prove that he inadvertantly tested positive. Here's an excerpt from their story: The scheme began unfolding in July ...

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Melky Cabrera tests positive for steroids

Oh boy Melky Cabrera suspended 50 games for testing positive for performance enhancing substance — Jorge Arangure (@jorgearangure) August 15, 2012 It turns out that Melky Cabrera's recent surge has more to do with cheating than it does about him becoming a more mature ball player. The Melk Man tested positive for testosterone and will be suspended ...

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Chipper: That’s why Melky is not in Atlanta anymore

Melky Cabrera was an extremely popular player in the Bronx especially considering his skill level at the time. However, Melky isn't very popular in Atlanta - with the fan and apparently with the player's as well. After making a few obscene gestures toward the Braves in Wednesday night's game, Chipper Jones had a few things to ...

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Yankees coach: Melky made himself tradeable

The Yankees traded Melky Cabrera away, the Braves cut him, but over the last two seasons the Melk-Man has completely turned his career around and become one of the better players in the league. Were the Yankees and Braves wrong about him? Maybe, but it sounds like Melky needed a kick in the pants in order ...

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A-Rod Begged the Yankees to Sign Melky In Offseason

Kansas City Royals Melky Cabrera

Via Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated: Alex Rodriguez begged the Yankees to re-sign Melky Cabrera this winter. Cabrera moved to Miami in part to train with A-Rod this winter, and it seems to be paying off in Kansas City, where he signed for $1.2 million. Cabrera is batting .279 after hitting just .255 for ...

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Melky Cabrera Signs 1-Year $1.25M Deal with Royals

Via Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes: ESPNdeportes.com source: Melky Cabrera agreed with Kansas City 1 year $1.25 millions, plus 250K incentives. Pending physical. For some reason Melky is still really popular among Yankees fans. But he did have a terrible season in 2010 that led the Braves to cutting him at the end of the season. ...

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Was The Vazquez Trade Worth It?

Ever since Javier Vazquez made a name for himself in 2004, after giving up a grand slam to Johnny Damon in the American League Championship series, Yankee fans have dreaded the sight of the right-hander on the mound. When the Yankees traded for Vazquez in the 2009 offseason, mixed feelings were going around. He was ...

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Yankees News: Cervelli Starting, Girardi Has No Job Options, and Melky

Tonight is a very big game for the Yankees. It is not a must-win, but it is pretty much as close to it gets to one. Unfortunately they have A.J. Burnett on the mound too which makes things so much harder, but they don't really have much of a choice. Here are some notes: Francisco ...

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