MLB suspending Tejada 105 games for amphetamine tests

MLB suspending Tejada 105 games for amphetamine tests
August 17, 2013, 11:15 am
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Miguel Tejada, a career .285 hitter with 307 home runs, played seven seasons in Oakland and one in San Francisco. (USA TODAY IMAGES)

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Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada will receive a 105-game suspension after twice testing positive for Adderall, a penalty that could end the career of the 39-year-old former American League MVP, sources told Yahoo! Sports.

Because Tejada had previously tested positive under the league’s amphetamine policy, he was subject to a 25-game ban for a second positive, which was found in a test this season. A third positive, in close proximity to the second, called for an additional 80-game suspension, totaling a concurrent 105.

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