Steven Lebron suspended 50 games for steroid use

Joined Mar 23, 2008

By Paul Hoynes, The Plain Dealer
March 10, 2010, 7:39PM

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Indians minor league catcher Steven Lebron was suspended for 50 games for testing positive for the steroid Boldenone metabolite.

Lebron, a member of the Indians Dominican Summer League team, wassigned in January. His contract was voided at no cost to the Indians.

Three other minor leaguers tested positive: Mets pitcher Melvin Colonand Yankees catcher Josue Rodriguez and pitcher Israel Tolentino. Theywere suspended for 50 games.

Boldenone is a steroid used on horses. It's a favorite of body buildersas they prepare for competition. It is also banned by MLB.

All four suspensions will be effective at the start of the 2010 Dominican Summer League season in May.
Top Bottom
  AdBlock Detected

Sure, ad-blocking software does a great job at blocking ads, but it also blocks some useful and important features of our website. For the best possible site experience please take a moment to disable your AdBlocker or head over to our upgrade page to donate for an ad-free experience Upgrade now