FANALYTICS: Steroids Era 2.0?

Congratulations to Matt Cain. Nice job.

Yawn.

The May 29 issue of Sports Illustrated contained a story about Dan Naulty, a fringe relief pitcher in the late 1990s. It described how Naulty's use of performance-enhancing drugs added 40-plus pounds to his thin frame, 10 mph to his fastball and won him a spot on a major league roster. It told how he came up through the Minnesota system with three other pitchers of similar skill and how the others all fell short of reaching the majors because they played it clean.

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