Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rodriguez walks out of own grievance hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. Horowitz was in the midst of the 11th day […]

11/20/2013

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez arrives at the offices of Major League Baseball in New York, for his grievance hearing, Oct. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)

Report: A-Rod failed MLB stimulant test in 2006

  NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez tested positive for a banned stimulant in 2006, The New York Times reported Monday, an accusation a spokesman for the New York Yankees third baseman denied. The paper […]

11/04/2013

In this Feb. 24, 2012 photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun speaks during a news conference at spring training baseball in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Ryan Braun finally admits drug use in 2011

A month after acknowledging only that he made “mistakes,” Ryan Braun admitted taking performance-enhancing drugs during his NL MVP season of 2011. The suspended Milwaukee slugger said he took a cream and a lozenge containing […]

08/23/2013

In this April 22, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, front right, poses with his MVP trophy and Brewers Hall-of-Famer Robin Yount, left, before a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Milwaukee. Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday, July 22, 2013, the start of sanctions involving players reportedly tied to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)

Players deplore doping rather than defend users

  NEW YORK (AP) — Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping. Now they are demanding even stiffer suspensions for those caught cheating. “It’s a new generation of athletes that […]

07/24/2013

In this Sept. 21, 2012 file photo, Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun holds his elbow after missing a swing during a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

MLB star Ryan Braun suspended for drug violations

NEW YORK (AP) — The first star to fall in baseball’s latest drug investigation is one of its biggest: Ryan Braun. The 2011 National League MVP was suspended without pay for the rest of the […]

07/22/2013

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