In the aftermath of the Melky Cabrera suspension last week, details have emerged that reveal a bizarre tale of lies and deception that was put together solely for the purpose of trying to exonerate Cabrera.
Cabrera and his associate were trying to take advantage of a loophole in the MLB drug testing policy in the same manner that Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun was able to successfully appeal his suspension last February.
The case is still under investigation, and by the time everything is said and done, Cabrera could have a lot more than just a 50-game suspension to worry about. Jail time could be quite possible.
Cabrera's ludicrous attempt to lie his way out of his troubles brings to mind several other lies that were brought to light in other bizarre stories in MLB history as well.
Here are a few of them.