Chris Colabello RUMORS & NEWS

  • Colabello unsure what to expect from fans after ‘difficult’ suspension

    Sportsnet "Chris Colabello is inching closer to the end of his 80-game suspension, but he isn’t sure how he’ll be received by Toronto Blue Jays fans when he eventually returns to the MLB level. “I’d be lying if I said I didn’t think about it,” Colabello said Monday in a guest appearance on the Andrew..." July 18

  • Colabello set to report to AAA Bisons

    TSN "Toronto Blue Jays infielder Chris Colabello is scheduled to join the Buffalo Bisons on assignment Monday. Colabello, who was suspended for 80 games in April after testing positive for an anabolic steroid, is currently rehabbing with Single-A Dunedin, where he has doubled in both games he’s..." July 15

  • Bautista backs Colabello's defense of failed PED test

    Toronto Star "Speaking at an event Friday in support of an organization that cautions young athletes against using performance-enhancing drugs, Jose Bautista said he believes Chris Colabello’s claim he did not knowingly ingest the anabolic steroid for which he tested positive earlier this year. “If anything,..." May 14

  • Chris Colabello on suspension: ‘I cried and cried and cried’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Major League Baseball last Friday announced that Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Chis Colabello had been banned 80 games for testing positive for dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, an anabolic steroid sold under the name Turinabol. In an exclusive interview this week with Sportsnet, Colabello..." April 27

  • Why failed drug test of Blue Jays’ Colabello is frustrating

    Sportsnet "Chris Colabello is not a bad person; his story of emerging from the wilderness of independent baseball was no less stirring on Friday than it was Thursday. But he is guilty of failing a drug test passed on multiple occasions every season by all but a handful of major leaguers so he is, in the very..." April 25

  • Colabello’s entire fairytale now under suspicion

    TSN "If you ever wondered why baseball players and pundits looked at Jose Bautista’s incredible career turnaround in 2010 and thought, “Surely this guy has to be taking drugs,” you need look no further than baseball's newest cheat, Chris Colabello. For every player out there who “figures it out”..." April 23

  • Chris Colabello Receives 80-Game PED Suspension

    MLB Trade Rumors "Blue Jays first baseman/outfielder Chris Colabello has received an 80-game PED suspension, per a league announcement. The 32-year-old’s roster spot will go to southpaw Chad Girodo, as Ben Nicholson-Smith of tweets. Even before today’s news, things hadn’t gone as hoped for the..." April 23

  • Colabello releases heartfelt statement following PED ban

    The Score "Chris Colabello released a statement in the minutes following his suspension Friday for the use of performance-enhancing drugs, but fell just short of an apology. The league hit the 32-year-old with an 80-game ban a little more than a month after he says he tested positive. "On March 13, I..." April 22