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On Tuesday San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera began a 50-game suspension for his connection to the Biogenesis scandal. But before he disappeared for the remainder of the season, Cabrera admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs in an emotional statement on Monday, then addressed his teammates in a pregame speech on Tuesday. Cabrera gave what has been described as an emotional, bilingual pregame speech to his teammates, apologizing for his actions. He expressed remorse, much like he did when addressing the media on Monday. In his statement on Monday he admitted to taking a banned substance before or during Spring Training in 2012 on the advice of Juan Nunez, a member of his former representation. He took the substance to help heal a shoulder injury he suffered while playing in Triple-A during the 2011 season. He claims he took something that arrived in a package he received from Tony Bosch, who ran the Biogenesis clinic. Cabrera said the following: In 2012, when I made th...
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