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Tag: Melky Cabrera

September 27, 2012 | 12:55 pm

Giants: No Postseason For Melky Cabrera

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have informed Melky Cabrera’s agent they won’t bring the suspended outfielder back at any point this postseason. Manager Bruce Bochy made the announcement before Thursday’s series finale against the Arizona Diamondbacks, San Francisco’s final regular-season home game. “We have decided not to send Melky on a rehab […]

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Cabrera Disqualified from National League Batting Title

September 21, 2012 | 1:12 pm

Cabrera Disqualified from National League Batting Title

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NEW YORK (AP) Melky Cabrera has been disqualified from the National League batting title at his own request, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press. The person said Cabrera asked the players’ association to convey his desire to the commissioner’s office and that an agreement to make him ineligible was reached Friday. […]

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4 Ways Giants Fans Are Coping With Melkygate

August 20, 2012 | 12:18 pm

4 Ways Giants Fans Are Coping With Melkygate

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The controversy around suspended San Francisco Giants slugger Melky Cabrera took a turn for the weird over the weekend, when the New York Daily News reported that Cabrera created a fake website to try and avoid getting punished for testosterone use. The online ruse didn’t work: Cabrera has been suspended for 50 games and he has […]

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Say It Ain’t So, Melky: A Heartbroken Giants Fan’s Open Letter to the Organization

August 17, 2012 | 10:00 am

Say It Ain’t So, Melky: A Heartbroken Giants Fan’s Open Letter to the Organization

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Once during the 2010 pennant race, I happened to wear a San Diego Padres cap to work, just because it was the least sweaty in my collection. Upon encountering Amanda Stupi, our web producer for KQED Public Radio’s Forum program, I immediately knew I’d committed professional suicide as far as she was concerned: “You’re wearing […]

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Giants Outfielder Melky Cabrera Suspended for 50 Games

August 15, 2012 | 11:55 am

Giants Outfielder Melky Cabrera Suspended for 50 Games

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A big blow for San Francisco Giants fans: the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball just announced in a statement that All-Star Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games for using performance-enhancing drugs: … Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance […]

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