Sources: Records had key evidence

Updated: May 12, 2009, 1:13 PM ET
By Mark Fainaru-Wada
and T.J. Quinn
| ESPN.com

The story of how Manny Ramirez was nabbed by baseball's drug-testing policy is rooted as much in the language of the collective bargaining agreement as it is in the fact that the Los Angeles Dodgers' slugger had synthetic testosterone in his body when he was tested this past spring.

Ultimately, Ramirez was brought down by his own private medical records -- records that the Major League Baseball Players Association turned over on his behalf, as required under the sport's Joint Drug ...

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