Romero suspended; no appeals planned
NEW YORK -- Phillies reliever J.C. Romero was officially suspended Tuesday for the first 50 games of next season after testing positive for a banned substance.
The suspension was announced by Major League Baseball. It was first reported by ESPN's Peter Gammons on Monday.
The suspension will cost Romero $1.25 million in salary, Gammons reported.
A source familiar with the hearings told ESPN's T.J. Quinn that Romero tested positive after taking 6-oxo, a diet supplement created ...
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