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Ryan Braun guilty of PED use, suspended for rest of 2013

By: CBS Sports
By: CBS Sports

(CBS Sports) Ryan Braun has been suspended for the rest of the 2013 season without pay, effective immediately. He admitted to using performance-enhancing drugs and violating the Joint Drug Agreement.

According to statement on MLB.com from Ryan Braun, he said "As I have acknowledged in the past, I am not perfect. I realize now that I have made some mistakes. I am willing to accept the consequences of those actions. This situation has taken a toll on me and my entire family, and it is has been a distraction to my teammates and the Brewers organization. I am very grateful for the support I have received from players, ownership and the fans in Milwaukee and around the country. Finally, I wish to apologize to anyone I may have disappointed - all of the baseball fans especially those in Milwaukee, the great Brewers organization, and my teammates. I am glad to have this matter behind me once and for all, and I cannot wait to get back to the game I love."