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Home runs in Major League Baseball have skyrocketed and while some trust a baseballs have been juiced, others consider a players might be.
Since 2009, teams have total to strike some-more than 5,000 home runs 4 times. Three of a 4 times have come in a final 3 years. Teams total to strike some-more than 6,000 homers in 2017.
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And while discuss stirs over juiced baseballs, one former slugger pronounced he believes active players are still doping.
David Segui, who played 15 seasons in a majors for a Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians, told USA Today on Monday he believes sluggers are “doing stuff.”
David Segui played 8 seasons with a Orioles.
“I would contend 60 percent of a guys today, easily, are doing stuff,” pronounced Segui, who certified to regulating steroids while personification baseball. “It reminds me of a epoch when everybody talked about a balls being juiced. The balls weren’t juiced, a players were juiced. Just like now.
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“You’re observant balls strike now in top decks where not even a many juiced-up guys were attack balls behind in a day. You’re observant thin small guys attack balls 460 feet. Guys are attack balls where Barry [Bonds] and [Mark] McGwire never strike them. You’re observant these small guys with terrible swings go conflicting field. The round is hot, though come on, we consider these home runs are only since of a balls?”
Major League Baseball has pronounced it has one of a many worldly drug-testing programs in a world, though Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black lifted suspicions.
“You can’t assistance though wonder,” Black told USA Today. “You don’t wish to, though we consider we all have a suspicions.”
Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander believes Major League Baseball is juicing baseballs. He surmised that baseballs have been “juiced” or altered since they are made by an MLB-owned company.
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“It’s a f—ing joke. Major League Baseball’s branch this diversion into a joke. They possess Rawlings, and you’ve got [MLB Commissioner Rob] Manfred adult here observant it competence be a approach they core a pill. They possess a f—ing company,” Verlander said. “We all know what happened. Manfred, a initial time he came in, what’d he say? He pronounced ‘we wish some-more offense.’ All of a remarkable he comes in, a balls are juiced? It’s not coincidence. We’re not idiots.”