Royals infielder Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games by Major League Baseball for violating its joint drug program, one of the longest suspensions ever handed down.
Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for his ties to the Biogenesis of America clinic. Valdespin will accept the 50-game ban without an appeal.
Ryan Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday in the first penalty following MLB’s investigation of the Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.
According to CBSSports.com/WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman, the third baseman “is all but assured of a Biogenesis-related MLB ban being levied against him.”
Melky Cabrera’s former Yankees’ teammates and manager Joe Girardi reacted to Melky Cabrera’s 50-game suspension.
Melky Cabrera has been suspended 50 games by the MLB after testing positive for testosterone.
Ex-Met Jason Pridie has been suspended 50 games for a second violation of a drug of abuse under baseball’s minor league testing program.