Ephedra Education Council defends stimulant
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Baltimore Orioles owner Peter Angelos called on major league baseball to ban ephedrine, a stimulant that may have contributed to the death of pitcher Steve Bechler.
Bechler, an Orioles pitching prospect, died Monday, a day after he was unable to complete a workout. Xenadrine, which contains ephedrine, was found in his locker.
"Unfortunately, we're all human and don't move until something
very grim and very tragic like this occurs,'' Angelos said
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