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11/07/2012 3:18 PM ET

San Diego's Grandal suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal 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 Grandal will be effective at the start of next season. 

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