Miguel Tejada Suspended 105 Games

Major League Baseball has suspended Kansas City's Miguel Tejada for 105 games after testing positive for an amphetamine. It is one of the longest suspensions baseball has ever handed down.

The 39-year-old Tejada had previously tested positive under the league's amphetamine policy, so he was subject to a 25-game ban for a second test and an 80-game suspension for a third. Both occurred while he played for the Royals this season.

Tejada signed a one-year deal with the Royals last offseason. He'll begin serving the suspension while on the 60-day disabled list with a strained calf muscle. He would need to fulfill the remainder of the suspension next season before he's eligible to play.

Tejada was hitting .288 with three homers and 20 RBIs in 53 games before getting hurt.


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