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Indians take on a Peralta-less Detroit
The Tigers' All-Star shortstop is suspended for 50 games in anti-doping investigation
by WKSU's M.L. SCHULTZE


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M.L. Schultze
 
In The Region:

The Indians begin a key four-game home-stand against Detroit tonight, and the Tigers will be playing without their All-Star shortstop.

Jhonny Peralta  agreed to a 50-game suspension today (Monday) for  violating Major League Baseball’s anti-doping protocols.

He’s one of a dozen players who agreed to the suspension that effectively ends their 2013 seasons. The 13th player accused, Alex Rodriguez, is appealing.

Peralta played with the Indians until he was traded to Detroit in 2010. Cleveland is three games behind Detroit in the American League Central Division. They’re playing a four-game series this week

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