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Trouble in Mannywood: Ramirez To Miss 50 Games

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

Both the LA Times and ESPN have reported today that the biggest name player to be suspended to date in Major League Baseball is now Dodgers LF Manny Ramirez. MLB made the announcement shortly after 12 noon and here is the official press release.

Here are some details on the monetary affect this will have on Ramirez from the Times article, written by By Bill Shaikin and Dylan Hernandez (Times Staff Writers).

The suspension will cost Ramirez $7.7 million, or roughly 31% of his $25-million salary. Players in violation of baseball's drug policy are not paid during suspensions.

And what kind of a report on PED use would this be without the mention of former MLB player Jose Canseco. Here's what was reported i...

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