Reliever Salas suspended 50 games for failed drug test
NEW YORK -- Tampa Bay relief pitcher Juan Salas was suspended for 50 games Monday after becoming the first player this year to flunk a drug test under Major League Baseball's testing program.
Salas tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance, the commissioner's office said. His suspension will start Tuesday.
There were just three suspensions last year under the major
league program: New York Mets pitcher Yusaku Iriki, former Arizona
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