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Baseball player suspended for HGH -- without testing positive
Baseball player suspended for HGH -- without testing positive

In 2011, the NFL and its players' union announced an agreement to test players for human growth hormone. Three years later, the parties have yet to implement HGH testing. The viability of the tests remain at issue. In baseball, where the league and union put HGH tests in place in 2011, a minor league player was suspended Monday without a positive test. Michael Clemens, 21, a pitcher in the rookie-level Appalachian League, was suspended for 68 games Monday "for his possession and use of human growth hormone," according to a statement from the commissioner's office. Clemens was suspended based on what is called a "non-analytical" violation -- essentially,...

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