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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist Of all those penalized in the baseball's biggest doping scandal, at least Nelson Cruz had a good story to tell. No, his drink wasn't spiked with testosterone in a bar one night by a Texas Rangers fan desperate for a World Series win. That would be a bit hard to believe now, wouldn't it? What really happened was he had this mysterious illness called helicobacter pylori, or something like that. Hard enough to spell, even harder to prove, but apparently the only known cure for it is to take performance enhancing drugs. Jhonny Peralta's story is a bit simpler. He made a mistake, he said, before heading out of Detroit to take the rest of the summer off. What's not to believe? After all, didn't we believe Peralta when he told us back in February: ''I have never used performance-enhancing drugs. Period. Anybody who says otherwise is lying.'' No one, of course, believes anything Alex Rodr...
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