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Carlos Ruiz--25 games for amphetamines


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#1 RedOctober3829


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 04:35 PM

All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia #Phillies is suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, #MLB announced



Bob Nightengale

https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/273539939390586880 mabrowndog is a dingus mabrowndog is a dingus

#2 Al Zarilla


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 04:45 PM

Bob Nightengale

https://twitter.com/BNightengale/status/273539939390586880 mabrowndog is a dingus mabrowndog is a dingus

25 games for that, huh? Didn't know there was any differentiation between this stuff and steroids, HGH, etc.

#3 Greg29fan


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 04:55 PM

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Ruiz suspended 25 games instead of 50 because discipline is not same for stimulants as it is for steroids. This was his second positive test

Edited by Greg29fan, 27 November 2012 - 04:55 PM.


#4 Jack Sox

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 05:19 PM


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#Phillies Carlos Ruiz suspended 25 games. Positive test for Adderall reports @magelb RT/ details on failed drug tests: http://bit.ly/Sozc9L


#5 Blacken


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Posted 27 November 2012 - 07:50 PM

What a studious young man.

#6 abty

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Posted 27 November 2012 - 08:28 PM

I knew his season was f.o.s.

#7 Lose Remerswaal


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Posted 28 November 2012 - 02:03 PM

Things sure have changed when the NL All Star catcher gets suspended for PEDs and gets fewer posts than Zach Stewart being traded does.

#8 Comeback Kid

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Posted 05 December 2012 - 01:03 PM

In 2011, a total of 105 Major League baseball players were granted exemptions under the league's drug policy to fill Adderall prescriptions.


http://articles.phil...l-prescriptions

Interesting that nearly 10% of players were allowed to take this otherwise banned substance. So many of these suspensions seem to be lumped together in terms of pubic perception when there is a broad spectrum of substances involved.

#9 mt8thsw9th


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 12:18 PM

What is the pubic perception?



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