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Manny Banned For 50 Games

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



Manny Ramirez was suspended by Major League Baseball for 50 games today because of positive results of PDE testing.

Ramirez will lose approximately $8M due to this suspension as players are not allowed to be paid while under suspension.

"Recently I saw a physician for a personal health issue. He gave me a medication, not a steroid, which he thought was OK to give me," Ramirez said in a statement issued by the players' union.

“Unfortunately, the medication was banned under our drug policy. Under the policy that mistake is now my responsibility. I have been advised not to say anything more for now. I do...

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