Phillies catcher suspended for amphetamine use

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Tuesday November 27, 2012

NEW YORK (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz has been suspended for the first 25 games of next season following a positive test for an amphetamine.

Ruiz's suspension was announced Tuesday by Major League Baseball.

The 33-year-old, an All-Star for the first time this year, will be eligible to play in spring training games.

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