ESPN is reporting this evening that Everth Cabrera is among five new names connected to a list of players who received performance enhancing drugs from the South Florida clinic run by Anthony Bosch. Also listed in the new documents is new Padres reliever Fautino De Los Santos.

The new players listed in documents from the Biogenesis of America clinic run by Anthony Bosch: San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera, 26, the reigning National League stolen base champion; Jordan Norberto, 26, a lefty reliever with the Oakland A’s; Fernando Martinez, 24, a Houston Astros outfielder; Fautino De Los Santos, 27, a reliever claimed off waivers by the Padres, and Cesar Puello, 21, a top Mets outfield prospect.

Sources said the players, like those who have been named in previous Biogenesis documents, were on a list as having received performance-enhancing drugs, although the documents are not proof that the players either received or used PEDs.

Why Cabrera, indeed. Read More…

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Back in December, ESPN released the baseball Hall of 100, which if the title doesn’t give it away, is their opinion of the Top 100 baseball players of all-time. Surprisingly (and disappointingly), ESPN did not contact the legendary Old Hoss Radbourn for help on this project, so he offered up some comments about each player on his Twitter account for the masses to read. All of his comments on the players can be found here in one easy to read list and each one is hilarious.

One of Old Hoss’ 55,000+ rabid followers on Twitter is Travis of PunkRockPaint. Now Travis isn’t a hilarious, ex-baseball player who is long dead, but he does absolutely amazing work of his own in the form of creating baseball cards (plus he is also hilarious). I sometimes find myself randomly looking at all his Lost cards, longing to be confused on a weekly basis all over again (I loved that show). His Star Wars cards should be in the Louvre, they are that awesome. He has created posters for musicians like Bushwalla & Steve Poltz that have caused fans to stampede the stage at shows and cause mini-riots. Travis has an overwhelming gratitude for the genius of Old Hoss Radbourns writing, so it was only fitting that the two of them would get together to work on a project. Read More…