Tejada suspended for positive drug test

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Major League Baseball suspended Kansas City Royals infielder Miguel Tejada 105 games after he tested positive for an amphetamine, which violates the league's drug program.
MLB announced the suspension on Saturday. Miguel will begin serving it immediately. He was recently placed on the 60-day disabled list with a strained calf muscle.
The suspension is the third-longest non-lifetime ban in league history. New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is appealing a 211-game suspension and former pitcher Steve Howe was disciplined 119 games in 1992 while playing for the Yankees.
Yahoo! Sports reported that Tejada, 39, tested positive for Adderall.
Tejada, who won the American League MVP with the Oakland A's in 2002, signed a one-year contract with the Royals before this season.
He will not be eligible to play until the suspension is finished next season.
Tejada was batting .288 with three home runs and 20 RBI in 53 games this year.
Tejada was the first prominent player convicted of a steroids-related crime in 2009 after he pleaded guilty to misleading Congress about his use of performance-enhancing drugs.
He also admitted that he bought HGH while playing for the A's, but claimed he threw the drugs away and did not use them.

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