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Next Year In MLB: Random, Unannounced In-Season Blood Testing

The anti-doping effort in Major League Baseball gained significant ground Thursday after the league and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced a tweak to their Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

1090 The Fan–01/10/2013

Bartolo Colon suspended 50 games for violating the MLB drug policy (Getty Images)

A’s Bartolo Colon Suspended for 50 Games

Former AL Cy Young Award winner Bartolo Colon of the Oakland Athletics has been suspended for 50 games after testing positive for testosterone. Major League Baseball made the announcement Wednesday, one week after All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera of San Francisco was suspended 50 games for a positive test for the same substance.

CBS Seattle–08/22/2012

Melky Cabrera (Getty Images)

All-Star Game MVP Cabrera Tests Positive for Testosterone

All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera was suspended for 50 games without pay Wednesday after the San Francisco Giants outfielder tested positive for testosterone.

CBS Seattle–08/15/2012

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