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Miguel Tejada Suspended 105 Games by MLB for Amphetamine Use

Mike ChiariFeatured ColumnistAugust 17, 2013

With Major League Baseball already suspending the likes of Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Jhonny Peralta, Everth Cabrera and Alex Rodriguez, among others this season, it seemed as though the performance-enhancing-drug firestorm had come to an end.

That is not the case, however, as Kansas City Royals utility man Miguel Tejada has been suspended 105 games without pay for amphetamine use, according to a press release from the league:

#Royals INF Miguel Tejada suspended 105 games without pay for violating MLB’s drug prevention and treatment program: http://t.co/tR58v3NW0m

— MLB (@MLB) August 17, 2013

Pedro Gomez of ESPN has also reported that Tejada had links to the Biogenesis scandal.

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