A synthetic pregnancy hormone is causing commotion in the MLB, with Manny Ramirez at the center. For the Giants it is both a call to step up their game and a dark reminder of their own steroid related demons. And although it seems sensational, Ratto and Jenkins remind us that baseball has been telling the same story since Babe threw that piano into that lake. Catch up on sports Friday, May 8th, 2009.


Dom DiMaggio dies. ABC7, Chron

9-4 Victory, Grand Slam help A’s break losing streak. Chron, ABC7

Fertility drugs ushering in a new era of athlete drug abuse. Chron

Wait, Manny was taking what? Chron

Giants win 8-3. ABC7


Bruce Jenkins: Abusing fertility drugs is just so damn LA

Ray Ratto: A ballplayer abused drugs, so what’s the news?

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