Manny Being Manny? Ramirez Suspended 50 Games for Using Performance Enhancing Drugs

Bill Shaikin and Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times report that Manny Ramirez has been suspended for 50 games by Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs.  Ramirez will not be paid during the suspension, according to the report: The suspension will cost Ramirez $7.7 million, or roughly 31% of his $25-million salary. Players […]

Manny Being Manny or Boras Being Boras?

Photo by Brent Midwood As Major League Baseball has questioned the Boston Red Sox trade of Manny Ramirez to the Los Angeles Dodgers (MLB denies that it launched a full investigation), the role of superagent Scott Boras has come under fire.  Was the disruptive, childish and petulant behavior of Ramirez just the latest chapter of the […]