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Monday, August 5, 2013

Tigers issue a statement on Peralta's suspension

Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta was suspended Monday by Major League Baseball for violations of the Joint Drug Agreement. The team issued the following statement:

"We recognize the suspension of Jhonny Peralta for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program as a measure taken in the best interest of the game. The Detroit Tigers continue to fully support Major League Baseball's policy and its efforts to eliminate performance enhancing drugs from our game. Per the protocol outline by Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement, the Tigers' organization will provide no further comment on Peralta’s suspension."



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