The New York Mets agreed on a two- year, $20 million free-agent deal with right-handed pitcher Bartolo Colon, the New York Times reported.
The New York Yankees signed pitcher Bartolo Colon , the 2005 American League Cy Young Award winner, to a minor-league contract and invited him to spring training, the New York Post reports .
Pitcher Bartolo Colon, who at the age of 39 has helped the Oakland Athletics challenge for a Major League Baseball playoff berth, received a 50-game suspension after failing a test for testosterone.
Major League Baseball is probing a newspaper report that alleges doping by New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez as recently as last season.
The Oakland Athletics signed free- agent pitcher Bartolo Colon to a one-year contract, the Major League Baseball team said.
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees was banned from baseball without pay through the 2014 season, the longest doping suspension ever imposed by the sport.
Ryan Braun will miss the final 65 games of the season after becoming the first in a potential group of Major League Baseball players to be banned for their connections to a clinic accused of distributing performance- enhancing drugs.
Alex Rodriguez is among nine players who may be suspended this week for obtaining performance- enhancing drugs, Major League Baseball told the players’ union, according to the New York Daily News.
Major League Baseball and its players’ union are discussing changes to drug-testing rules that could take effect by the start of next season, union chief Michael Weiner said.
Major League Baseball and its players’ union agreed on random, in-season blood testing for human growth hormone in an expansion of the sport’s antidrug program.