UPDATE 1-Baseball-Phillies’ Ruiz banned 25 games for amphetamine use (Reuters)

By at 27 November, 2012, 5:29 pm

* Not eligible until April 28 game against New York Mets * Becomes seventh major leaguer to test positive in 2012 (Adds details and reaction from Phillies) Nov 27 (Reuters) - Philadelphia Phillies All-Star catcher Carlos Ruiz was suspended 25 games after testing positive for an amphetamine, Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Tuesday. The suspension of Ruiz, who set career-highs in batting average (.325), runs batted in (68) and home runs (16) last season, is effective at the start of the 2013 regular season. ...
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