The Giants ran into a double-dose of bad luck Wednesday as the news of
Melky Cabrera's suspension came down just before the Giants lost their
series with Washington.
Melky Suspended for Season
Melky Cabrera, who was quickly becoming huge fan favorite around the Bay
Area, just gave Giants fans a sucker punch to the gut. The '12 All-Star
MVP was suspended the mandatory 50-games for violating the MLB drug
policy by taking a Testosterone-based supplement. Once again the Giants
are left shorthanded and without one of their lineup's cornerstones.
Whether it's been suspensions like with Mota and Cabrera season, or
injuries like with Wilson and Pablo Sandoval, the Giants just couldn't
seem to get their A-team out on the field all together this season. They
had the one game with Pence, Panda, Cabrera and Posey all in the lineup
together and the offense looked completely rejuvinated. Turn the page
to Wednesday's game, and you saw a 180-degree turnaround....
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