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"I am sincerely regretful for my mistake in taking a prohibited stimulant," Ruiz said in a statement.
"I apologize to my teammates, the Phillies organization and the Philadelphia fans. I will serve the imposed 25-game suspension to begin the season and I look forward to returning to the field and working toward bringing a championship back to Philadelphia in 2013."
This had to be Ruiz's second positive test for a stimulant. An initial positive for a stimulant does not trigger a suspension, only that the player must undergo follow-up testing.
Stephen Strasburg Throws 60 Pitches In Rehab Session - RealGM Wiretap
Nationals star right-hander Stephen Strasburg took another step toward a return to the rotation before the team's loss to the Brewers on Friday night.
Strasburg, on the DL since May 30, threw for the second time in two weeks. He was examined June 1 by team doctors in Washington and diagnosed with a strained left trapezius Cheap Jerseys Wholesale , an upper back muscle where the arm meets the neck.