>>Jeter Brushes Bayless HGH Insinuation
Derek Jeter brushed off comments by ESPN analyst Skip Bayless, who raised the possibility the star shortstop may have revived his career by taking Human Growth Hormone.
Bayless made his comments on "First Take" on a day that former Cy Young winner Bartolo Colon became the second player in a week suspended for 50 games following a positive drug test.
The 38-year-old Jeter leads the major leagues with 169 hits and is batting .324 with 13 homers, his best statistics since winning his fifth World Series ring with the Yankees in 2009.
"You would have to have your head in the sand or your head somewhere else not to at least wonder, 'How is he doing this?'" Bayless said Wednesday.
Jeter responded before the Yankees' 2-1 loss to the Chicago White Sox, saying: "1 of the things is that now you have everybody questioning everything. That's the unfortunate thing. Maybe Skip should be tested."
>>A's Colon Suspended 50 Games For Failed Drug Test
(New York, NY) -- Major League Baseball is suspending Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon [[ coh-LONE ]] 50 games for a failed drug test. The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball says the 39-year-old right-hander tested positive for testosterone. Colon is 10-and-9 with a 3.43 ERA this season. After missing all of 2010, he returned to the majors last year with the New York Yankees following a controversial stem-cell treatment. San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera was suspended 50 games just last week after also testing positive for testosterone.