Originally Posted by Zimmers
I made a thread in the sundeck in December about this and said the problem was still rampant. I know a few Aussie baseballers that play in the minors and the majors still and they have never said they are doing themselves but basically that its pretty easy to avoid detection. I have been told you have to be tested with 24-48 hours to get caught so your chances are slim. I play over here so I share dug outs so take it for what it is but I admit I have a different view of the game now.
The cheats will always be ahead of the tests. That's why it's extremely important that the punishment be incredibly stiff.
Until the punishment starts really being prohibitive you won't see players stop cheating on a wide scale, IMO.