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Minnesota Twins: Michael Pineda suspended 60 games

Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 60 games for violating the MLB drug policy. The Minnesota Twins were hoping that this would be the year. It has been 17 years since they had last won a series in the playoffs, and have not won a postseason game since 2004. However, with a strong […] Minnesota Twins: Michael Pineda suspended 60 games - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
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Michael Pineda suspended 60 games

Michael Pineda suspended 60 games

Photo by Duane Burleson/ Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 60 games for a diuretic Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 60 games under MLB’s drug testing policy after testing positive for a banned diuretic. Diuretics are not allowed because they increase the production of urine, which dilutes the level of any banned substance in the urine, making it less likely that someone using a banned substance would test positive. Jeff Passan is reporting that the suspension was reduced from 80 games to 60 games on appeal due to a “compelling...

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