Viva El Birdos brings up a stat we hadn't noticed, and one that kind of blew us away: In the games since Rick Ankiel, Jay Gibbons and Troy Glaus were linked with illegal steroids and/or HGH, their teams have yet to win a game.

No, seriously: They're 0-14. The Cardinals are 0-6 since Ankiel, the Blue Jays are 0-5 since Glaus and the Orioles are 0-3 since Gibbons. As VEB points out, the Diamondbacks went into a tailspin after the Grimsley affidavit last year too. It's almost like everyone in the clubhouse gets nervous for some reason.

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Who will be the next team to falter in the wake of a steroid/HGH report? With as many as 10 new names expected to come out in the next few weeks, the real question is: Will a name come out in the playoffs?

Game 144 Open Thread [Viva El Birdos]
Ten More MLB Players' Names To Come Out [Steroid Nation]