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MLB suspends Orioles' Brian Matusz eight games for substance on arm
MLB suspends Orioles' Brian Matusz eight games for substance on arm

In less than a week, two pitchers have gotten caught by the long arm of Major League Baseball law. The latest suspension was handed down Monday to Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz, who was issued an eight-game ban for having a "foreign substance" on his right forearm during Saturday's 13-inning loss to the Miami Marlins. Matusz and the Orioles have not said exactly what was found on the 28-year-old southpaw's arm. Matusz was ejected in the 12th inning after umpire Paul Emmel found a sticky substance on Matusz's arm. Emmel made the decision after Marlins Manager Dan Jennings addressed the issue with home plate umpire Jordan...

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