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Chris Perez suspended 50 games for drug of abuse

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Chris Perez, former All-Star closer for the Indians, was charged with misdemeanor drug possession back in 2013 when a package of marijuana turned up at his house in Ohio addressed to his dog.

Perez is a free agent now, having been released from the Brewers’ Triple-A team in late April. But the 29-year-old right-hander just got popped again for drugs.’s Adam McCalvy has the news ...

MLB announces Chris Perez, who started season in AAA with #Brewers before opting out, suspended 50g following second test for drug of abuse.

— Adam McCalvy (@AdamMcCalvy) June 24, 2015

Perez allowed eight runs on 14 hits in 7 2/3 innings this season at Colorado Springs. He may be done.

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