Multiple sources are reporting that MLB will become the first professional North American sports league to implement testing for Human Growth Hormone (HGH). While the NFL has an agreement in place, the NFLPA has yet to sign off on the details. Players who test positive are looking at a suspension similar to that of a positive steroid test (50 games).
Impact for the Phils? Hopefully non-existent. Don't want another "I didn't know what the kid at the GNC/Vitamin Shoppe was selling me" type of thing (I'm looking at you J.C. Romero).