3 Reasons We All Should Have Known Bartolo Colon Was Doping

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3 Reasons We All Should Have Known Bartolo Colon Was Doping
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Colon's final start against Cleveland was fittingly in the twilight

Earlier today, CBSSports.com senior insider Jon Heyman broke the news that A's starting pitcher Bartolo Colon failed an MLB drug test and is subject to a 50-game suspension. 

In a statement released from by the MLB Players Association, Colon said, "I apologize to the fans, to my teammates and to the Oakland A's. I accept responsibility for my actions and I will serve my suspension as required by the joint drug program."

Arguably the ace of one of the more surprising pitching staffs in baseball, Colon will miss the final 40 games of the 2012 regular season and up to 10 games either in the 2012 postseason or the 2013 regular season, or both. As the team makes the adjustment of not having Colon (most likely recalling Dan Straily), here are my five reasons why this should not come as a total surprise for A's fans or fans of Major League Baseball.

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