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This Sept. 21, 2012, file photo shows Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun reacting while holding his elbow after missing his swing during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington. Associated Press

Major League Baseball suspends former NL MVP Braun for remainder of season


NEW YORK (AP) — The first star to fall in baseball’s latest drug investigation is one of its biggest: Ryan Braun.

The 2011 National League MVP was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason Monday, the start of sanctions involving players reportedly tied to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

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