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Grand Rapids Press Aug 14, 2015
Ex-Tigers closer Jose Valverde suspended 80 games; Kyle Lobstein's rehab assignment moved to Toledo

Ex-Tigers closer Jose Valverde suspended 80 games; Kyle Lobstein's rehab assignment moved to Toledo

Former Tigers closer Jose Valverde has received an 80-game suspension for violating Major League Baseballs policy on performance-enhancing drugs. HOUSTON -- Former Tigers closer Jose Valverde has received an 80-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The commissioner's office announced the suspension Friday. Valverde, who was released by the Washington Nationals last month, was punished for testing positive for the banned substance Stanozolol. A free agent, Valverde's ban will take effect if he signs with...
Washington Post Aug 14, 2015

Jose Valverde suspended for positive steroid test

Three-time MLB all-star Jose Valverde has been suspended 80 games for testing positive for a banned substance, The Associated Press reports.The commissioner’s office said that Valverde tested positive for stanazolol, according to the AP (via ESPN). His positive test came from when he pitched for the Washington Nationals’ AAA affiliate, the Syracuse Chiefs, this season. He was later released by the organization.Read full article >>
New York Daily News Aug 14, 2015
Former All-Star closer Jose Valverde banned 80 games

Former All-Star closer Jose Valverde banned 80 games

Former star closer Jose Valverde has been suspended 80 games following a positive drug test in the minor leagues.

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