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MLB notebook: Royals' Tejada receives 105-game suspension

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By The Associated Press
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, 7:39 p.m.
 

The scourge of drugs in baseball claimed its third former MVP in a month when Miguel Tejada was suspended Saturday for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine.

The Royals' infielder's ban came after Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was suspended for 211 games, and Brewers star Ryan Braun got a 65-game penalty.

A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that Tejada tested positive for Adderall, a substance the 39-year-old has used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder.

Remy ‘disgusted' by son

Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy said he could not describe his “disgust and remorse” over allegations his son fatally stabbed his girlfriend a day after being released from custody for allegedly assaulting her.

In a statement released through his Twitter account, Remy said he and his wife are ‘'heartbroken.''

Jared Remy, 34, pleaded not guilty Friday on charges of murder and domestic assault and battery in the killing of Jennifer Martel, 27.

Injuries

Bryce Harper was out of the Nationals' lineup against the Braves on Saturday due to a bruised triceps. ... The Rays put designated hitter Luke Scott on the 15-day disabled list because of lower back spasms. ... Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes is expected to be sidelined for a few days because of soreness in his right knee.

 

 
 


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