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08/15/2012 3:48 PM EST

San Fransisco's Cabrera Suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Testosterone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

     The suspension of Cabrera is effective immediately.

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