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Royals' Tejada Suspended 105 Games for Drugs

Tested positive twice for Adderall

(Newser) - Kansas City Royals infielder and six-time All Star Miguel Tejada has been suspended for a whopping 105 games after twice testing positive for an amphetamine. It's not quite the 211-game ban A-Rod is facing , but it's still the third-highest non-lifetime ban in MLB history, reports ESPN . Why so... More »

Tejada Pleads Guilty to Lying to Congress

Shortstop caught it claim he knew no onein baseball who used steroids

(Newser) - All-Star shortstop Miguel Tejada pleaded guilty today to lying to Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs, a plea that stemmed from denying to House investigators that he knew anyone in baseball who used steroids. Tejada’s 2005 assertions were contradicted by evidence that he had talked to an Oakland... More »

Tejada Charged With Lying in Steroid Probe

(Newser) - Houston Astros shortstop Miguel Tejada has been charged with lying to congressional staffers involved in the inquiry into steroids use in baseball, the Washington Post reports. Federal prosecutors say Tejada’s accounts of conversations with teammate Adam Piatt in 2003, while both played for the Oakland Athletics, are contradicted by... More »

Baseball's All-Miscreant Team

A-Rod makes Radar 's list, of course; Bonds, Giambi, Lo Duca join him

(Newser) - With baseball's All-Stars set to take the field at Yankee Stadium, Radar uses the occasion (and the fact that one is the tabloids' current fixation) to name its All-Morally Inept Team:
  • C: Paul Lo Duca, then with the Mets, got the full New York treatment in 2006, when his affair
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Astros Shut Down Slumping Dodgers

Sampson throws 7 solid innings; Erstad, Tejada drive in runs

(Newser) - Chris Sampson pitched three-hit ball over seven innings, Darin Erstad and Miguel Tejada each drove in two runs and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 last night. Sampson (2-3) struck out three and walked one in his Dodger Stadium debut, matching his longest outing of the season.... More »

Five Deep Flies Propel Astros to Win

(Newser) - Miguel Tejada, Lance Berkman and Carlos Lee hit consecutive home runs in a four-run sixth inning to propel Houston to a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday. Hunter Pence added a pair of home runs for Houston, one in the fifth inning and another in the eighth, and... More »

Dan Haren Pitches D-backs to 5-3 Win Over Astros

Arizona's second ace solid in victory

(Newser) - Dan Haren pitched into the eighth inning and hit an RBI double, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks past the Houston Astros 5-3 on Monday night. Haren (4-1) scattered five hits over a season-high 7 2-3 innings and Mark Reynolds hit a two-run double for the Diamondbacks, who improved their major league-leading... More »

Lee's Homer Gives Astros 6th Straight Win

Isringhausen victimized for second time in three outings

(Newser) - Carlos Lee's home run capped a three-run rally off Jason Isringhausen in the ninth inning, helping the Houston Astros beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Miguel Tejada had an RBI triple and Lance Berkman's sacrifice fly for the second out tied it... More »

Matsui Leads Astros Past Rockies

8th inning RBI single beats former team

(Newser) - Kaz Matsui hurt his former team Sunday, hitting a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies. Hunter Pence led off the eighth with a single and Mark Loretta walked against reliever Brian Fuentes (0-1), who allowed a run... More »

Tejada's Walk Off Ends Cards' Win Streak

Astros battle back after Valverde blows 3-0 lead in 9th

(Newser) - Miguel Tejada's two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth gave the Houston Astros a 5-3 win over St. Louis on Monday night, snapping a five game winning streak for the Cardinals. Tejada's home run to right field off Kyle McClellan (0-1) scored pinch runner Darin Erstad. More »

Lee Homer Lifts Cubbies Over Astros

Zambrano solid on the mound; Soriano hits first long-ball of year

(Newser) - Derrek Lee found his power stroke quickly this year. Lee hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh, Carlos Zambrano struck out seven in seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Sunday. Lee connected against Oscar Villarreal (0-2) for his third big fly already this season after... More »

Tejada Triple Lifts Astros Over Cubs 4-3

Hit by pitch in second inning, Towles homers in fourth

(Newser) - J.R. Towles did a handstand after he was hit by a pitch in the second inning, then homered in the fourth. Miguel Tejada added a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning as the Houston Astros beat the Cubs 4-3 Friday and sent Chicago to its third loss in... More »

FBI Begins Clemens Probe

Agency looking into allegations pitcher lied to Congress about steroids

(Newser) - The FBI today began investigating whether Roger Clemens committed perjury when he told Congress that he never used performance-enhancing drugs, Bloomberg reports. The agency opened a preliminary review one day after a House panel told the Justice Department it suspected Clemens of lying. The pitcher insists he never took steroids... More »

Mitchell Report Delivers Bonds, Clemens, Tejada

Ex-senators faults players, management; urges independent tests

(Newser) - George Mitchell’s long-awaited report on steroids in baseball dropped today, and it blamed both players and management for what it said could be the sport's biggest challenge since the 1919 Black Sox scandal. Every club had a player involved; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Miguel Tejada were among inclusions.... More »

Tejada Dealt From O's to Astros

Baltimore gets five players for unhappy former MVP

(Newser) - The Baltimore Orioles traded disenchanted shortstop Miguel Tejada to the Houston Astros today for five players, the Baltimore Sun reports. Unable to change the O’s losing ways and resistant to a third base switch, the former MVP became a prime offseason target by other teams. In return, the Orioles... More »

Millar Blast Leads Birds Past Red Sox

Oriole sinks reeling ex-team with 3-run 10th-inning shot

(Newser) - Orioles infielder Kevin Millar handed his former squad a crushing loss last night, blasting a three-run homer in the 10th inning that lifted Baltimore over the Red Sox, 6-3. Millar's dinger gave the Birds their first series sweep of Boston in two seasons and dropped the Sox to four games... More »

Perlozzo Fired After Baltimore Drops 8 Straight

Front office O's strive to avoid 14th losing season in a row

(Newser) - With the Orioles at 29-40 after a brutal 1-8 homestand, three-year manager Sam Perlozzo was fired  yesterday. Perlozzo had accumulated a record of 122-164 in the unforgiving AL East, and had few backers left after a string of questionable moves, especially with regard to an underachieving bullpen that got a... More »

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