Play Fantasy The Most Award Winning Fantasy game with real time scoring, top expert analysis, custom settings, and more. Play Now
  • My Scores
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NFL
  • NCAA FB
  • Tennis

Dan Meyer is not happy with Antonio Bastardo right now

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

More MLB: Scoreboard | Standings | Probable Pitchers | Sortable Stats | Odds

Back in spring training 2011, veteran left-hander Dan Meyer was competing for a job in the Phillies bullpen, a job he eventually lost to fellow lefty Antonio Bastardo. Bastardo will be suspended 50 games for his ties to the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal on Monday, and Meyer is not happy:

This is the bigger issue with PEDs. Records being illegitimately broken and stars becoming superstars is nothing compared to the dirty fringe players fighting for a roster spot. They're under an awful lot of pressure and plenty of guys are taking any advantage they can get. Baseball is their livelihood.

The majority of the 13 players who will be suspended on Monday are minor leaguers and fringe big leaguers. That's not a coincidence.

 
CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

August 28, 2014
Cliff Floyd talks David Price's career worst (2:40)
1 August 28, 2014
Yankees with 9-straight hits against David Price
(2:28)
2 August 27, 2014
MLB power rankings: 8/27
(5:26)
3 August 26, 2014
MLB Top 10: Best injured players
(4:16)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop