Phillies reliever Antonio Bastardo is one of a number of players who will be accepting a 50 game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use related to Tony Bosch's Biogenesis clinic. Bastardo, 27, is 3-2 with a 2.32 ERA and a 1.27 WHIP with two saves in 48 games this season. More here.
In addition to Bastardo, MLB also suspended Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez, Rangers OF Nelson Cruz, Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta, Yankees C Francisco Cervelli, Mariners C Jesus Montero, Padres SS Evereth Cabrera, Mets OF Jordany Valdespin, Astros RP Sergio Escalona, Mets OF Cesar Puello, Yankees OF Fernando Martinez, free agent P Fautino De Los Santos, and free agent P Jordan Norberto. More here.
The Packers were bitten by the injury bug in training camp as well. After the Eagles lost wide receiver Jeremy Maclin to a torn ACL last week, the Packers had a crucial ACL tear of their own. Left tackle Bryan Bulaga tore his ACL yesterday which leaves a gaping hole on Aaron Rodgers' blindside. More here.