MLB stars face suspension over doping

Major League Baseball is reportedly working on suspensions for some of the games biggest stars, such as Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun and Nelson Cruz.

According to ESPN at least 20 players could be suspended for 100 games for using performance enhancing drugs.

The players have been linked to a clinic that allegedly doled out performance enhancing drugs. Tony Bosch, the owner of the now defunct Miami anti-aging clinic, is suspected of supplying players with the banned substances. ESPN says Bosch has agreed to talk with baseball investigators and give them the dirt on the players.

Milwaukee Brewer Ryan Braun has said his name appears, because he hired Bosch as a consultant during his appeal of a 2011 positive test for performance enhancing drugs.

"I don't know the specifics of the story that came out today, but I've already addressed it, I've already commented on it and I'll say nothing further about It," Braun said.

All of the players named in the records obtained by ESPN deny taking performance enhancing drugs. Major League Baseball won't comment on the report.

According to ESPN Bosch will meet with MLB officials in New York on Friday to begin sharing information and materials.

The announcement of suspensions could follow within two weeks.


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