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Union head says drug bans likely not served this year

Major League Baseball

NEW YORK — The baseball players’ association says any suspensions resulting from the sport’s latest drug investigation likely won’t be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator.
Union head Michael Weiner expects Major League Baseball will notify the union of its plans for penalties in the next month, and the association will maintain any discipline should not be announced until after a grievance hearing, and then only if arbitrator Fredric Horowitz upholds a ban.
“We’re going to have a discussion with them. That discussion will include whether or not names of suspended players ...

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