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Turley Supended 80 games for PED's

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#1 killertwinfan

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 07:12 AM

Wow, would have never expected this.Maybe he was getting desperate...

 

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#2 spycake

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 08:41 AM

Not sure when he would have started using, but he was definitely in the class of player you would expect might try PEDs -- a fringe guy with nothing to lose (circa 2016).And he got 48 days in MLB last year, or ~$142,000 salary.

 

I think Turley is now out of options, so being on the 40-man roster of a rebuilding club in Pittsburgh, he would have stood a decent chance of making the opening day roster in some capacity. This probably throws a wrench into that and his future earnings.


#3 gunnarthor

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Posted 29 January 2018 - 10:23 AM

 

Not sure when he would have started using, but he was definitely in the class of player you would expect might try PEDs -- a fringe guy with nothing to lose (circa 2016).And he got 48 days in MLB last year, or ~$142,000 salary.

 

I think Turley is now out of options, so being on the 40-man roster of a rebuilding club in Pittsburgh, he would have stood a decent chance of making the opening day roster in some capacity. This probably throws a wrench into that and his future earnings.

I think there are a lot of players taking stuff that aren't just trying to hang on.