Found October 15, 2013 on NESN.com:
Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta was suspended for the rest of the regular season earlier this year for his alleged role in the Biogenesis scandal surrounding performance-enhancing drugs. The key words there, of course being regular season. Now that the playoffs have arrived, MLB has allowed Peralta to return to action. He served his 50-game suspension, did his time so to speak, and that’s that. It’s kind of an odd situation, though. Baseball handed down the suspension with the intent of keeping Peralta out of play for the rest of the regular season, but apparently had no problems letting someone like Peralta or Texas’ Nelson Cruz to return. Coincidentally, Peralta has done some damage since returning. He’s hitting .450 (9-for-20) with a home run and six RBIs in the six games he’s played in since returning. He’s been especially good in the American League Championship Series as he delivered a key hit in the Tigers’ Game 1 win over the Red Sox. That’s not sitting very well with some m...
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