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Manny Suspended 50 Games for Testing Positive

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

It is being reported by LADodgerTalk.com and various sources including the LA Times that Manny Ramirez has tested positive for performance enhancing drugs and will be suspended for 50 games!

There are no comments from the Dodgers, Boras, the player's union, or Major League Baseball yet. It is indicated by an anonymous source that Manny will attribute the positive result to medication received by his doctor for a "personal ailment." Major league baseball does not allow players in violation of their drug policy to be paid during suspensions. This will result in a 31 percent pay cut for Manny, equating to roughly $7.7 million of his $25 million salary.

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