February 15, 2013
Jays' Melky Cabrera should stay silent
By STEVE BUFFERY, QMI Agency

Melky Cabrera tells the media in Dunedin, Fla., on Friday that he is not going to discuss his positive drug test. (Reuters)

TORONTO - Everybody seems to be up in arms that Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera released a statement on Friday morning about his positive drug test while adding that he’ll say nothing further. I’ll tell you what. I’m glad he isn’t saying anything else. Yes, MLB is still investigating the case. But the way I see it, Cabrera’s story is basically the same as every other drug cheat’s. He took drugs to get an edge hoping not to get caught, but he got caught, and now he’s hiding behind official statements and rehearsed acts of contrition. The only thing these guys are sorry about is getting caught. I don’t see anything particularly intriguing about Cabrera’s PED story. A drug cheat is a drug cheat. I believe PED’s are still wide-spread in professional sport in the North America and part of the reason for that are the ridiculous holes in the various testing protocols and the fact that PEDs work.

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