Originally written on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 9/6/12
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Rumors began to swirl on Chicago talk radio and in social media yesterday, that Chicago White Sox catcher, A.J. Pierzynski tested positive for performance enhancing drugs and would begin serving a 50-game suspension immediately, essentially being lost for the season.  With the White Sox clinging to a one-game lead over the Detroit Tigers, losing the veteran catcher for the season would be disastrous. Rest easy for now White Sox fans.  Despite creating a lot of chatter, Pierzynski’s PED suspension appears to be just a rumor, possibly started in a Detroit Tigers chat room.  Per Chicago Sports Radio 670 the Score’s Mulley and Hanley Show, Major League Baseball has verified that there is absolutely no truth to the Pierzynski suspension rumor and he is expected to be in the line-up on Friday when the White Sox begin a series against the Kansas City Royals and for a likely play-off deciding four game series against the Detroit Tigers from September 11th through the 14th.Pierzynski, 35, w...
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