Major League Baseball suspended 12 players today from the Biogenesis list, along with Alex Rodriguez, who is the only person appealing the suspension. This all follows the suspension of Ryan Braun from a few weeks ago. Throughout the process, MLB has tried to make it look like they are cracking down on steroid use, and that they are serious about it all. But at the end of all of this, the penalties are weak, the process has been sloppy, and there has been no disadvantage to using steroids.
We don't know the effects that steroids have on a player. For example, Ryan Braun is probably a good player without steroids. He's probably going to get paid no matter what. I don't think steroids created Braun, but they certainly helped. Maybe they took him from a $15 M player to a $20 M player. Mayb...
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