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    A-Rod Suspension Reduced

    New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez has a news conference before the Yankees play the Chicago White Sox at US Cellular Field in Chicago on Monday, Aug.,5, 2013.

    Charles Cherney/AP

    New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez’s drug suspension appeal managed to earn him an extra 49 games, but he’s still out for the entire season. A-Rod was suspended for 211 games in August for alleged violations of Major League Baseball’s drug agreement and labor contract following an investigation of Florida’s Biogenesis of America anti-aging clinic, which reportedly distributed performance-enhancing drugs. But arbitrator Fredric Horowitz’s decision on Saturday morning shortened the sentence to 162 games, or one full season.

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