(New York) - New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has been suspended through the 2014 season.
The 211 game suspension is expected to begin Thursday. A-Rod is expected to appeal.
Former Tribe shortstop Jhonny Peralta earlier Thursday was among 12 players accepting 50 game suspensions for performance enhancing drugs after they were linked to the Biogenesis Lab in Florida.
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