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Sources: Braves' banned prospect didn't test positive for HGH

Updated: April 30, 2008, 10:53 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

Jordan Schafer, the Atlanta Braves' prospect suspended for 50 games for human growth hormone use, did not test positive for HGH. Rather, he was suspended after major league baseball probed anecdotal evidence of HGH use by Schafer, two sources familiar with Schafer's case told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney.

Human growth hormone is a banned substance under the current drug-testing agreement between the owners and players, but the sport, like other professional sports leagues in the U.S., ...

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