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Revisiting The J.C. Romero Suspension Nearly Five Months Later

Published by on May 26, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

On January 6th, 2009, J.C. Romero was suspended for 50 games after testing positive for an illegal drug on Major League Baseball's banned substance list.

Immediately, Romero adamantly defended himself and had the proof to back himself up.

The Major League Baseball Players Association had told Romero that the supplement was perfectly fine to take (the MLBPA then sent out another letter in November saying the supplement could cause a positive test), his personal nutritionist had approved of the substance, and Romero even brought the substance up to Dong Lien, the Phillies' strength and conditioning coach.

Although Major League Baseball never completely admitted that Romero cheated, they did accuse Romero ...

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