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Mitre found to have ingested andro

Updated: January 6, 2009, 1:34 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

New York Yankees pitcher Sergio Mitre has received a 50-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy. Like Philadelphia Phillies reliever J.C. Romero, Mitre claims he had no desire to break baseball rules and that he took the banned substance unwittingly after purchasing a legal supplement at a GNC store in Florida.

The commissioner's office on Tuesday officially announced Mitre's suspension.

Mitre told ESPN.com that he takes "full responsibility" for ...

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