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There has been a lot of talk this year about the "other 103" that tested positive in 2003 because of the outing of Alex Rodriguez and David Ortiz's season long slump. They say publishing the list will show who was on steroids and who wasn't. Not true. Here's why. A lot of the players that people "know" are on steroids won't be on the list. This is a simple truth. There are a lot more than 103 players accused and already convicted of being on steroids, so the simple math shows that there will be more accused than can be possibly on the list. Then, the talk will go to "well, <player X> must have found a way around the test." The witchhunt will continue with no end in sight. There have even been players who weren't active yet accused of being on the list.

There is no union accepted test for HgH right now. So, even if those players who aren't on the list are freed from the steroid accusation will just go into the accused and convicted of using HgH category. There is no end to this.

Today, the New York Post is publishing an article that uses "speculation" to say David Ortiz was using steroids. Granted, it is just the New York Post and their credibility is basically nil, but the fact that they are publishing this shows how far people will go to accuse players of using. This is journalism at it's worst, using "talk" to accuse a player.

Fans are always going to believe that certain players from teams they don't like are users of steroids and no amount of evidence will convince them otherwise. If not on the list, then they got around it or they are using HgH, or an undectable steroids or.......

In the end, there are 2 sets of players who lose in all of this. The first set are the players that didn't ever touch that stuff and go into the majors using their talent, drive, and ability. The second set of players that lost out in this are the borderline clean players that would have made it except the places on the roster were being taken by borderline players that were using artifical means of enhancing their abilities and got the roster spot instead.

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