Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/17/14

SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 29: Catcher Eliezer Alfonzo #50 of the San Francisco Giants congratulates teammate Jeremy Accardo #59 getting the save for a 2-1 victory in interleague play against the Texas Rangers at AT&T Park on June 29, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Major League Baseball and the players' union agreed to drop the 100-game suspension imposed on Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo for a positive drug test because of the same procedural issues that came up in the Ryan Braun case. Alfonzo missed 48 games -- the final 15 of last season and the first 33 of this year. Braun's 50-game suspension for a positive drug test was overturned in February by arbitrator Shyam Das after Braun's lawyers argued his urine sample was not handled in the manner specified by baseball's drug agreement. The collector took the sample on a Saturday and did not drop it off immediately at a Federal Express office. He testified that because it would not have been sent until Monday to the drug-testing laboratory outside Montreal, it would make more sense to store the sample at his home over the weekend than in a FedEx office. The commissioner's office said Monday the suspension had been dropped ''by mutual agreement of Major League Baseball and the Majo...
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