"Just when I thought I was out, they dragged me back in!" Corleone shouted after a rival family's guns-a-blazin' violence against his own pulled him from leading a life of peace and tranquility.
MLB has done a pretty good job of cleaning up after the stains left on the sport and its record books after the "Steroid Era." But now with this ruling from an arbitrator after hearing the argument from Braun's attorney, it opens the door for every ballplayer accused of PED use to appeal.
Bruan tested at a 20-1 ratio for testosterone. The average man in his twenties has a 4-1 ratio. Even if room temperature elevated the urine sample, one expert after the other in the media today has said that worst case scenario, Bruan's actual reading would be more like 8-1, which is the level of a man on anabolic steroids.
Time will tell if Braun's numbers fall off this season if he is now, in fact, off PEDs that he allegedly took during his MVP '11 campaign.
But the much bigger story is if this reversal sets baseball back