MLB, MLBPA Weighing Opioid Testing

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MLB, MLBPA Weighing Opioid Testing 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Sep 7, 2019 3:06 am

Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have had initial conversations about randomly testing players for opioids following an autopsy report that showed oxycodone and fentanyl in the blood of late Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs.

While the discussions are in preliminary stages, both sides expect them to ramp up in the coming weeks and progress in the offseason, sources told ESPN.

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