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Reed Johnson

Baseball notes: Orioles' Chris Davis suspended 25 games

Baltimore slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay on Friday following a positive test for an amphetamine, a punishment that will extend into the postseason and perhaps 2015. The Orioles, runaway leaders in the AL East, have 17 games left in the regular season, so the team will be without the 2013 home run champion deep into the playoffs. Davis said in a statement that he took Adderall.


Miami pitcher Anthony DeSclafani received a three-game suspension and Milwaukee pitcher Mike Fiers was fined for actions Thursday after Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit in the face...