สมัครฮอลิเดย์ A day after trading away Chase Headley to the New York Yankees, the San Diego Padres have now lost outfielder Cameron Maybin. Although for an entirely different reason.
Link GClub Major League Baseball has suspended Maybin for 25 games effective Wednesday for using an amphetamine that violates the league’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Maybin says he uses a stimulant to treat ADD and previously had an exemption from MLB. Problems arose, however, when he “neglected to follow all the rules” when changing his prescription.
Maybin will be eligible to return to the Padres on Aug. 20, but who knows what the team will look like then. The Padres (43-56) don’t have a GM and are in full fire-sale mode.
In a statement, Maybin said he wasn’t trying to “gain any advantages” on the baseball field:
สมัครสมาชิก Royal1688 When the San Francisco Giants hit the road, Mike Krukow’s longtime TV broadcast partner, Duane Kuiper, carries his friend’s bags, like a Sherpa might, because Krukow cannot do it safely. What’s wrong with Krukow? For the past eight years, he revealed in a San Francisco Chronicle story published Tuesday, a degenerative muscle disease called inclusion-body myositis has changed Krukow’s life.
สมัครสมาชิก Holiday The condition isn’t fatal, but it can be physically limiting, intensely stressful and monumentally frustrating for Krukow, who pitched in the majors with the Giants, Phillies and Cubs and was used to — even into his mid 50s — living a robust lifestyle. Krukow said he was ashamed of being in a position to rely on others, and to look weak or awkward in public. Falling down was the worst, he told Chronicle columnist C.W. Nevius:
“There is nothing more humiliating than falling in front of people,” says the longtime Giants broadcaster. “The biggest, most stressful thing is thinking about being on the field and falling in front of 40,000 people.”