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Manny being Manny

There's certainly no shock on my part for hearing about a baseball player being suspended for performance-enhancing drugs.

There was nothing when the Alex Rodriguez story surfaced. Nothing when the Roger Clemens rumors were out there.

So to wake up and read that Manny Ramirez would be suspended for 50 games for a positive test, well, who can really be shocked.

It sounds like Manny didn't know what he was doing.

"Recently, I saw a physician for a personal health issue. He gave me a medication, not a steroid, which he thought was OK to give me," Ramirez said in a statement issued by the players' union.
That's the typical Manny being Manny line. Everyone should be tired of it by now.

The sad part is, with baseball's testing policy as weak as it is, there shouldn't be players getting caught.

It takes someone like Manny to get caught.

Now, his Hall of Fame ticket could be in jeopardy.

If I was a voter, he'd never make my ballot.


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