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Manny Ramirez Suspended 50 Games After Positive Drug Test

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

According to a Los Angeles Times report, Dodger outfielder Manny Ramirez has tested positive for an illegal performance enhancing drug and will be suspended for 50 games.

It is expected that the MLB's official announcement will come sometime Thursday.

Sources close to the situation say the slugger is on medication for a personal medical issue, which led to the test result.

If the suspension holds up, Ramirez won't return until July 3, when the Dodgers face the Padres. To this point in the season, Ramirez is hitting .348 with six home runs and 20 RBI.

Regardless of the outcome, look for this sittuation to cause the Dodgers big problems.

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