Friday, May 15, 2009
Anonymous Tipsters, Ctd: Shaikin Responds
This is the way the players union wanted it.Two links from the Times (really, three) in one day ... that's gotta be some kind of record. And, "excellent", Bill? <blushes>
Once the union reluctantly agreed to drug testing, negotiations ensued with the commissioner's office on how to implement the testing program, with the release of information as a particularly sticky point. You can read the resolution in Section 7 of the major league drug policy, which forbids the disclosure of the specific substance that triggers a suspension.