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Notable players suspended by Major League Baseball

Alex Rodriguez
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who has not played this season while recovering from hip surgery, was suspended until after the 2014 season by Major League Baseball over allegations of use of performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez will be allowed to play while his suspension is under appeal. (Gregory Shamus / Getty Images)
Nelson Cruz
Texas Rangers right fielder Nelson Cruz, the MVP of the 2011 American League Championship Series, was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs. (Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
Ryan Braun
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was suspended 65 games on July 22, 2013, for violating Major League Baseball’s drug policy. (Rich Schultz / Getty Images)
Melky Cabrera
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Melky Cabrera was suspended 50 games in 2012 while with the San Francisco Giants after he admitted to using a banned substance. (Max Faulkner / MCT)
Bartolo Colon
Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon was suspended 50 games in 2012 after testing positive for synthetic testosterone. (Reed Saxon / Associated Press)
Jhonny Peralta
Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta, a two-time All-Star who helped the club get to the 2012 World Series, was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs. (Leon Halip / Getty Images)
Everth Cabrera
The San Diego Padres shortstop, who had a career-high 44 stolen bases last season, was suspended 50 games,/a> by Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs. (Charles Rex Arbogast / Associated Press)
Yasmani Grandal
San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal was suspended 50 games in 2012 after testing positive for a high testosterone level. (Lenny Ignelzi / Associated Press)
Francisco Cervelli
The New Yankees catcher, who has played parts of six seasons with the team but only 17 games this season because of injuries, was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs. (Brian Blanco / Associated Press)
Jesus Montero
Seattle Mariners catcher and designated hitter, who hit .260 with 15 home runs last season, was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for using performance-enhancing drugs. He was sent to triple-A on May 20 and has since been sidelined with a torn meniscus in his left knee. (Stephen Brashear / Associated Press)
Rafael Palmeiro
Former Baltimore Orioles designated hitter Rafael Palmeiro was suspended 10 days in 2005 after testing positive for a steroid. (Chris Gardner / Associated Press)
Matt Lawton
Former Seattle Mariners outfielder Matt Lawton was suspended for 10 days during the 2006 season after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs while with the New York Yankees. (Ed Andrieski / Associated Press)
Guillermo Mota
Former San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Guillermo Mota was suspended 50 games during the 2007 season for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs while with the New York Mets. He was issued a 100-game suspension in 2012 after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance. (Jeff Roberson / Associated Press)
Mike Cameron
Former San Diego Padres center fielder Mike Cameron was suspended 25 games in 2008 after testing positive for banned stimulants. (Lenny Ignelzi / Associated Press)
Edinson Volquez

San Diego Padres pitcher Edinson Volquez was suspended 50 games in 2010 after failing a test for performance-enhancing drugs while with the Cincinnati Reds.

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Manny Ramirez
Dodgers slugger Manny Ramirez was suspended 50 games in May 2009 for violating baseball’s drug policy. While with the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011, Ramirez avoided a 100-game suspension when he abruptly retired following another drug policy violation. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Carlos Ruiz
Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was suspended for the team’s first 25 games of the 2013 season after testing positive for an amphetamine. (Jim McIsaac / Getty Images)
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