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Tigers prospect Magglio Ordonez Jr. suspended for drug use

Detroit Tigers minor-league outfielder Magglio Ordonez Jr. has been suspended 50 games for testing positive for a drug of abuse under baseball's minor league drug program. It's the second positive test for Ordonez Jr., the son of retired six-time All-Star and former Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez. Ordonez Jr., 19, will begin serving the suspension next season. Drafted by the Tigers...
Via Fox Sports
September 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Magglio Ordonez Jr and Another Minor Leaguer Suspended

Magglio Ordonez Jr. and Holman Miranda have been suspended by Minor League Baseball for testing positive for use of banned substances. The league’s official statement on the matter is as follows: “The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment...
Via Baseball Essential
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers rookie Eugenio Suarez has some Ordonez connections

Sometimes, things are just meant to be. Detroit Tigers rookie shortstop Eugenio Suarez is wearing No. 30, which just happens to be the number one of his heroes, Magglio Ordonez, wore while winning a batting title and leading Detroit back to the World Series. "I like everything about Magglio," said Suarez. "He was a good hitter -- a very good hitter. And he's a very good person, too...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Another Ordonez headed to Detroit?

DETROIT -- No, Tigers fans, Magglio Ordonez wasn't back in the lineup on Saturday night. There were certainly plenty of reasons to remember him, though. Late Saturday afternoon, in the 38th round of this weekend's draft, the Tigers selected Magglio Ordonez Jr., the son of the player who hit one of the most famous homers in franchise history -- the walk-off shot against Oakland's...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers Select Magglio Ordonez Jr. in 38th Round of MLB Draft

Magglio Ordonez is a Detroit Tiger again. OK, not that Magglio Ordonez. The Tigers used the 1,150th pick in the 2014 MLB Draft to take Magglio Ordonez Jr., son of the former Detroit slugger. The younger Magglio is a first baseman at the American Heritage School. Detroit — and many other teams — use the later rounds of the epically long MLB Draft to bring in some family members...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Magglio Ordonez elected mayor in Sotillo Venezuela

via Leon Halip/Getty Images Magglio Ordonez retired in 2012 after 15 seasons with the Tigers and White Sox, a .309 career batting average and 294 career home runs – the second most for a Venezuelan hitter behind Andres Galarraga. On Sunday, it was announced that Ordonez was elected as mayor of the city of Sotillo in eastern Venezuela. The announcement was made by President Nicolas...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Magglio Ordonez Mayor

Former Chicago White Sox out fielder has become mayor of his socialist Venezuelan town. Former White Sox Magglio Ordonez Now Mayor Yes, you read that right! Magglio Ordonez is now the mayor of Sotillo, Venezuela, population of over 250,000.  Venezuela happens to be a socialist country. President Nicolas Maduro  of Venezuela, announced Ordonez’s election victory; which to some...
Via Sports Mockery
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

It's Official Mags is Mayor

Just a full season removed from his playing career, Magglio Ordonez has found a new full-time job...as the mayor of Sotillo, an eastern Venezuelan city with approximately 250,000 residents. The six-time All-Star's victory was announced Sunday at a political rally held by President Nicolas Maduro for pro-government candidates who won the majority of 335 races nationwide. ...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Ordonez elected mayor of Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A year after retiring from baseball, former Detroit Tigers star Magglio Ordonez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela. Ordonez's victory in the city of Sotillo in eastern Venezuela was announced by President Nicolas Maduro at a rally Sunday for pro-government candidates who won the majority of 335 races nationwide. The socialist...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Former slugger Ordonez elected mayor in Venezuela

A year after retiring from baseball, former star Magglio Ordonez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela. Ordonez's victory in the city of Sotillo in eastern Venezuela was announced by President Nicolas Maduro at a rally Sunday for pro-government candidates who won the majority of 335 races nationwide. The socialist president has turned to celebrity candidates...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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