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ESPN Reports Manny Ramirez To Be Suspended 50 Games for Positive Test

Published by on May 7, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

ESPN reports that OF Manny Ramirez will be suspended 50 games for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs.

Much to the shock of no one, Ramirez suspension comes while the Dodgers are off to the hottest home start in baseball history. Ramirez, who was lauded as critical to the Dodgers' success last year, will now be away from his team until near the All-Star break.

Scott Boras, Ramirez agent, says that this was not a positive steroid test (wink, wink), but that it was for a prescription drug to treat an unidentified medical condition.

I do believe that steroids are available by prescription.

Really, though, if that is true, the players union has failed one of the game's superstars. Li...

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