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MLB banned substance list: MLB will test for opioids following the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs, marijuana is no longer a “drug of abuse”

CBS News
Major League Baseball is making major updates to its drug testing policies. The league announced Thursday it will starting testing for opioids and cocaine, but has removed marijuana from its list of banned substances.  Until now, tests have been limited to performance-enhancing substances and banned stimulants. The new program calls...

How does Strasburg affect Braves, Donaldson

Mark Bowman SAN DIEGO — Asked about Stephen Strasburg’s decision to remain with the Nationals, Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos gave the standard “We really strictly focus on ourselves” response that has long been provided by executives in regard to significant moves made by division rivals. But the Strasburg deal...

Nationals’ focus on Anthony Rendon after Stephen Strasburg signing

Alyson Footer SAN DIEGO — Now that Stephen Strasburg is locked in to a seven-year, $245 million contract with the Nationals, the attention pivots to Washington’s other prized free agent, third baseman Anthony Rendon. It’s anyone’s guess if the Nationals have a realistic chance to sign him after committing so...

MLB, MLBPA, Sony extend video game partnership

NEW YORK/SAN DIEGO, December 9, 2019 – Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) and San Diego Studio jointly announced today that they have entered into multi-year extensions to continue development and distribution of MLB The Show, the award-winning officially licensed video...

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