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Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Posted on: July 30, 2009 3:42 pm
Edited on: July 30, 2009 5:51 pm
 
Why am I mad at me? Because I thought Ortiz was a steroids user for years. So did you. So did anyone with any common sense. He goes from being an average player with the Twins to being a Hall of Famer with the Red Sox, and he made that improvement in the Steroid Era, and yet he wasn't on 'roids?

He wasn't, not officially, until the New York Times outed him today. So now we can all talk about what we already sort of knew: Ortiz was a juicer.

Great. But too late. Which is why I'm mad at me. I had no guts, or I would have called out Ortiz years ago as the cheater we all thought he was.

There are two players right now I think are cheaters. Two sluggers. Both in the National League. At least one of them was in the HR Derby. If I had any guts I'd come out and say it: _____ is on steroids.

But I don't have any guts. So I won't say it.

And in three years when this guy, and the other guy, get outed ... I'll be mad at myself then, too.

Until then, speculate away on the two players. Figuring them out should take out about ... five or six seconds.
Category: MLB
Comments

Since: Jun 13, 2007
Posted on: July 30, 2009 7:04 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Hold on a second.....isn't Gregg Doyel the same writer who, roughly 1 week ago, wrote a story regarding Jeremy Mayfield and the abundance of false positive drug tests?  Hmm, no, that couldn't have been the same writer who is now condemning an athlete before more information comes out.  It must have been Freeman or another CBS Sportsline writer.   Oh wait.....http://www.cbssports.com/c

olumns/story/11978765

It's called consistency, Gregg.  I suggest you try it someday. 



Since: Feb 24, 2009
Posted on: July 30, 2009 6:49 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

To MistaRR when I named Bonifacio as one of the PED users I was using something called ineffective sarcasm. It's something I've mastered over the years.



Since: Mar 19, 2007
Posted on: July 30, 2009 6:21 pm
 

Adrian Gonzalez?

Adrian Gonzalez is obviously a steroid user. He was a complete bust in the Marlins organization then went on to Texas to meet Alex Rodriguez.


He was born in 1982, and was with Texas 04 & 05, then SD ever since.  When was he a "bust" with the Marlins?  When he was 12?
Seriously, when he was playing in the minors at 19, 20 years old?  That's a bust?



Since: Jul 22, 2009
Posted on: July 30, 2009 5:54 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

That first guy said Bonifacio? lmfao. Bonifacio wasn't even in the All-Star game or the homerun derby.

As for who Doyel means. I could care less.

Adrian Gonzalez is obviously a steroid user. He was a complete bust in the Marlins organization then went on to Texas to meet Alex Rodriguez.

Prince Fielder is the son of steroid user Cecil Fielder.

Albert Pujols plays with the steroid manager of our century - Tony LaRussa.


As for the AL. I would bet on Carlos Pena.



Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2009 5:43 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Albert Pujols, and Ryan Howard.

Not saying it publicially is the right thing to do for a journalist. You have to have some integrity to be tossing those accusations around.

Im just a fan however, so I hope I nailed your guesses correctly!



Since: Oct 21, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2009 5:19 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Doyel is obviously on roids; proven by his rage and his small balls that allow him to defame players without actually saying their names. 
Unfortunatley steroids don't seem to improve the performance of his National Inquirer style of writing.




Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: July 30, 2009 5:18 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

I have a question for you, Doyel. Is there a way to know if Hall of Famers used steroids? Because as far as I'm concerned roids were sort of discovered in 1930 and began spreading around the 1950's.

Baseball is not about how fast you run; it's not about how strong you are. This great game is about "hand and eye" coordination. If you dont see the ball coming, in the first place and then hit it on time, you'll never be successful. Plus I believe that this is the only game where you're considered successful if you fail seven out of ten times (mvp baseball 2005).

In my opinion the only steroid that makes baseball players better is "motivation", just like Adrian Beltre's 48 hrs and batting over 330 in 2004 (he was going to be a free agent next season), the same did Carlos Beltran. The same did CC Sabathia in Milwakee. That is the BEST steroid there is.




Since: Feb 24, 2009
Posted on: July 30, 2009 5:02 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Doyle said only one of them was in the HR Derby so go easy with the moron talk.




Since: Jun 7, 2009
Posted on: July 30, 2009 4:56 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Probably because you can't spell



Since: Oct 3, 2006
Posted on: July 30, 2009 4:55 pm
 

Ortiz is a druggie, and I'm mad at me

Raul Ibanez wasn't in the home run derby, to the moron that suggested his name.

I'm pretty sure he's talking about Pujols.


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