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John Fay has been the Reds beat writer for the Enquirer since 2001. Prior to that, he served in a variety of roles for the Enquirer: backup Reds writer, UC beat writer, backup Bengals writer and as a general assignment reporter. He is a Cincinnati native and a graduate of Elder High School and the University of Dayton.

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Friday, September 7, 2007

Jorgensen suspended

Catcher Ryan Jorgensen was suspended for 50 games for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

That's obviously why he wasn't called up Sept. 1. The release from MLB did not specify what banned substance the suspension was for.

The Reds would not comment beyond what was in the MLB release.


6 Comments:

at 8:51 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire,Josh Hancock, Scott Spezio, Rick Ankiel, Drunk Drivers in spring training.....the common thread here?
Tony Larussa.

Why would anyone want this cheater.
He'll most definitely be available this offseason. No way the Reds should get him. are you listening Castellini?

 
at 9:04 PM Blogger Cheviot Sports Authority said...

Oh no! Does that mean an asterik by his grand slam?

 
at 11:27 PM Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rotoworld claims it was not steroids

[i]Jorgensen's suspension isn't related to performance-enhancing drugs. [/i]

 
at 11:39 PM Anonymous Scott said...

John, when Krivsky was on the radio with Doc the other day he said Jorgensen wasn't called up due to a personal committment. would he not have been better off just saying he couldn't comment on it at the time but would soon when he was able. and don't you think Krivsky kind of insults your intelligence with some of his answers?

 
at 3:19 PM Blogger Joe said...

John,

"I'm glad that MLB is going after cheaters like Jorgensen". I think that was a quote from Barry Bonds.

 
at 12:30 PM Blogger Milt said...

Anonymous said

Jose Canseco, Mark McGwire,Josh Hancock, Scott Spezio, Rick Ankiel, Drunk Drivers in spring training.....the common thread here?
Tony Larussa.

RIGHT ON! Managers and GM's have been getting a pass for far too long on this issue. Everywhere Larussa has been, there have been suspected steroid users. He needs to be called out on it. Why won't the press do it?

 
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