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Three Braves minor leaguers test positive for PEDs

May 21, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT

Dave O’Brien reports that three Braves minor leaguers — Albaro “Yoel” Campusano, Geraldo Rodriguez and Amadeo
Zazueta — all infielders, all with Class-A Myrtle Beach — have been suspended for testing positive
for amphetamines.  That’s 50 games in the pokey, kids.

Campusano doesn’t show up anywhere on Braves’ prospects lists. Rodriguez is noted for his power, but has nothing else going on and isn’t really considered much of a prospect himself. Zazueta was a pickup from the independent leagues. He supposedly has a decent glove but not much else. And given that he’s already 23 and is still playing A-ball, not one was really expecting much from him either.

I guess what I’m saying is that it’s extremely unlikely that anyone will pay admission to a major league park one day for the express purpose of screaming “cheater!” at any of these three dudes.

  1. Aarcraft - May 21, 2010 at 7:37 PM

    Plus, its amphetamines, which is clearly not cheating, because they were using that when the game was “pure”.

  2. davidc45629 - May 21, 2010 at 8:05 PM

    Considering that the Braves organization released a player for soliciting a prostitute I would assume these players will be on the street themselves shortly.

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  5. Tired - May 22, 2010 at 9:57 PM

    So…are the morons in “comments” 3 & 4 actual humans, or has some dirtball invented a spam machine capable of getting past ReCAPTCHA?

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