Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 8/19/12
San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, who was suspended 50 games last week, allegedly created a fictitious website and product to convince Major League Baseball he unwittingly took a banned substance. However, MLB officials quickly were onto the rouse during the investigation of his positive test for a banned testosterone, the New York Daily News reported Sunday. The plot, which is being probed by federal authorities and MLB, could cause Cabrera more serious problems than his current ban. Cabrera and his entourage were being investigated by, among others, Jeff Novitzky, a criminal investigative agent for the Food & Drug Administration after the All-Star Game MVP tested positive for using a synthetic testosterone. Cabrera has been the Giants' No. 3 hitter for much of the season and was a candidate for National League MVP. He was hitting .346, the second-best batting average in the league behind Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutcheon, who was batting .356 through Saturday. ...
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