Found February 19, 2012 on Rumors and Rants:
PLAYERS: Ryan Braun
TEAMS: Milwaukee Brewers
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Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun won the 2011 National League MVP award before it was revealed that he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs during the playoffs. Braun appealed the result of the test and his 50-game suspension in front of a three-man arbitration panel in New York City from Jan. 19-20. So far, no ruling has been made on the appeal. According to Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel a response to the appeal is expected to be handed down by February 24. That just happens to be the date Milwaukee’s position players must reported for spring training. Rulings on suspension appeals are typically delivered within 25 days of the hearing, but that standard is not being applied in this case because it is the offseason and games are not being played. Braun is attempting to be the first player in Major League Baseball to have a positive test overturned and – when you consider that synthetic testosterone was found in his system – it’s highly unlikel...
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