Dan Meyer is not happy with Antonio Bastardo right now

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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.

CBS Sports Writer

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com,... Full Bio

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