Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/16/14
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The San Francisco Giants have been the focus of attention for having two players suspended for positive drug tests this season, but the Giants activated one of those players on Tuesday. They reinstated relief pitcher Guillermo Mota, whose 100-game suspension ended, and he will be available to pitch Tuesday against Houston. Mota is 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA in just nine appearances for the Giants this season, but he was 2-2 with a 3.81 ERA in 52 games in 2011. The 39-year-old Mota is now in his 14th major-league season. To make room on the roster, the Giants placed left-handed reliever Jeremy Affeldt on paternity leave, although paternity leave can last no longer than three days. Even though Mota's suspension was longer than Melky Cabrera's because Mota committed a second offense, the Giants seem more willing to have Mota than Cabrera back on the team. That's because the Giants felt deceived by Cabrera, according to a report by Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. Cabrera went as far...
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