Tuesday, May 1, 2007
Sometime within a month the new policy will be set into place, expanding the banned substances list. Bud Selig has already put in place a policy in the minor leagues of the MLB which was a trial for the MLB version. Under that policy players all year would receive random tests for steroids. Penalties for violation range from 15 games for a first offense all the way to a lifetime ban if a player tests positive a fifth time.