San Francisco Bay Area sports photographer Brad Mangin shares photos of Giants baseball player Melky Cabrera, who is suspended for 50 games.
Two days ago I left my house for the long drive to San Francisco in anticipation of a great day of shooting baseball. The exciting Washington Nationals were in town for their only series of the year and I couldnâ€™t wait to shoot their young stars in the sunshine. I was also looking forward to shooting the Giants and their new lineup that had just made itâ€™s debut the night before. There was no batting practice, so I went up to the Sam Skinner Press Room with my friends for a turkey sandwich and everyoneâ€™s cell phones started blowing up. At 11:44am @MLB_PR sent out the following tweet: â€śGiants OF Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games without pay after testing positive for Testosterone.â€ť Holy shit. This was a huge story. My immediate thought: The Giants are done.
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