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Old 05-07-2009, 04:24 PM   #1
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Default MANNY'S REAL DRUG OF CHOICE :) hahaha

he must be so embrassed!!! hahahha I think it's great though!!



LOS ANGELES – A source close to Manny Ramirez(notes) said Thursday that the illegal substance for which the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger tested positive was not “an agent customarily used for performance enhancing.”

At least not on the baseball diamond. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the substance is supposed to boost sex drive.

Two sources said Ramirez tested positive for a gonadotropin. Major League baseball’s list of banned substances includes the gonadotropins LH and HCG, which are most commonly used by women as fertility drugs. They also can be used to trigger testosterone production. Testosterone is depleted by steroid use, which can cause sexual dysfunction.

“Testosterone and similar drugs are effective for erectile dysfunction in that they jazz up your sex drive,” said Charles Yesalis, a professor at Penn State who has testified before Congress on issues of performance-enhancing drugs. “But far more clinicians accept that affect with Viagra and Cialis. It’s hard for me to understand if it was erectile dysfunction why they would use it.”


Ramirez tested positive for the substance during spring training, then was administered a second test more recently, and it also was positive. Major League Baseball notified Ramirez of the second positive test after Wednesday night’s Dodgers victory over the Washington Nationals. Ramirez admitted to having taken the substance and declined to appeal. His 50-game suspension begins today.

“The substance is not a steroid and it is not human-growth hormone,” the source said.

Ramirez, the source said, acquired the substance through a prescription from a doctor in Miami for his medical condition. The source intimated that Ramirez might bring legal action against the physician.

Ramirez released the following statement Thursday morning: “Recently I saw a physician for a personal health issue. He gave me a medication, not a steroid, which he thought was okay to give me. Unfortunately, the medication was banned under our drug policy. Under the policy that mistake is now my responsibility. I have been advised not to say anything more for now. I do want to say one other thing; I’ve taken and passed about 15 drug tests over the past five seasons.

The Dodgers, who have won a Major League record 13 consecutive home games to start the season, will be without Ramirez until July 3. Outfielder Xavier Paul was promoted from triple-A to take Ramirez’s place on the roster. The suspension will cost Ramirez close to $8 million in lost wages.


Drugs or hormones that increase testosterone production often show up on banned lists.
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:27 PM   #2
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Default Re: MANNY'S REAL DRUG OF CHOICE :) hahaha

I guess Manny couldn't just be Manny on his own anymore
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:30 PM   #3
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i think thats worse, then actually doing steroids..haha its so funny though at least he has 50 games to buy some more!
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:31 PM   #4
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You really need to start thinking before you post you little ****. Sorry for the harsh words but I already posted this news article in the Main Manny thread and it pains me to see you trying to steal my thunder.
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:36 PM   #5
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You really need to start thinking before you post you little ****. Sorry for the harsh words but I already posted this news article in the Main Manny thread and it pains me to see you trying to steal my thunder.


i'm not gonna go searching through threads to see if you or anyone else posted anything about it. It wasnt a thread title, so i made one about it,,,

You need to stop worrying about "your thunder" now thats a little childish..
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Old 05-07-2009, 04:57 PM   #6
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i think thats worse, then actually doing steroids..haha its so funny though at least he has 50 games to buy some more!

lol, the limp dick sucks, but I am glad that it wasnt steroids bc there are not many great players left who havnt had that history
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Old 05-07-2009, 05:54 PM   #7
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i'm not gonna go searching through threads to see if you or anyone else posted anything about it. It wasnt a thread title, so i made one about it,,,

You need to stop worrying about "your thunder" now thats a little childish..

"Manny Ramirez tested positive for performance enhancement, wtf?"

ok dumbass
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Old 05-07-2009, 05:57 PM   #8
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You really need to start thinking before you post you little ****. Sorry for the harsh words but I already posted this news article in the Main Manny thread and it pains me to see you trying to steal my thunder.

Steal your thunder? Are you ****ing serious? Get a life, stat.
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Old 05-07-2009, 06:00 PM   #9
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Steal your thunder? Are you ****ing serious? Get a life, stat.
What the fuck is wrong with you brah? I dont think I ever did anything that warranted such a mean response from you. You didnt see my copping a Spudjay avatar when you welched on the bet. I let your ass be and in return you insult me? You heartless little bastard!
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Old 05-07-2009, 06:01 PM   #10
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What the fuck is wrong with you brah? I dont think I ever did anything that warranted such a mean response from you. You didnt see my copping a Spudjay avatar when you welched on the bet. I let your ass be and in return you insult me? You heartless little bastard!

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