Rangers’ Nelson Cruz Faces Suspension if Allegations of Steriod Use Proves to be True
As previously noted by co-worker Evan Grant, Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz has not failed a drug test. Cruz nonetheless could be subject to a 50-game suspension is allegations that he received performance-enhancing substances through a Miami anti-aging clinic are found to be true. Major League Baseball is currently investigating the allegations.
Two sections of the current drug agreement between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association give commissioner Bud Selig the leeway to suspend a player without a positive test.