Biogenesis Open Thread: Rangers Set to Lose Nelson Cruz

Cary Edmondson-USA TODAY Sports

Expect many, many more updates today as we follow the breaking story, but according to Bob Nightengale, Nelson Cruz' season has ended in early August, leaving the Rangers without their star for the rest of the season, and any potential playoffs.

From Twitter:

We'll be here with all of the news today and will update as more information becomes available. Obviously, the loss of Nelson Cruz is a huge blow to the Rangers' 2013 season, and it's not one I'm celebrating. This is a sad, dark day for baseball.

Updates:

And, of course, A-rod suspended for 211 games. Uh...interesting.

From the same article, here's a full list:

Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo

San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli

Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz

Padres pitcher Fautino De Los Santos

Houston Astros pitcher Sergio Escalona

Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez

Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero

Free agent pitcher Jordan Norberto

Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta

New York Mets outfielder Cesar Puello

Mets infielder/outfielder Jordany Valdespin

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