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Ruiz suspended 25 games for amphetamine use

Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball for amphetemine use.

Ruiz suspended 25 games for amphetamine use

(Matt Slocum/AP)
(Matt Slocum/AP)

Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended 25 games by Major League Baseball for amphetemine use.

In a statement, the Phillies said: ”The Phillies fully support Major League Baseball’s Drug Program. We are disappointed by the news of this violation of the program. We will support Carlos in an appropriate manner and move forward to achieve our goal to play championship-caliber baseball in 2013.”


 

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