Report: MLB to Suspend Up to 20 Players in Banned Substance Case

As many as 20 players could be suspended for ties to Miami clinic linked to performance-enhancing drugs.

(Left) New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez stands behind the batting cage before a baseball game April 3, 2013 at Yankee Stadium in New York; Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun singles in the bottom of the sixth inning against the Oakland Athletics Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Milwaukee, Wisc. (Kathy Willens/AP Photo and Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are among the big names tied to a Miami-based supplement clinic that has been linked to performance-enhancing drugs.

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"Compared to where we are when I testified before Congress in the 2005 baseball hearings, we are eons ahead," Walder told U.S. News. "Baseball has come a long, long way, but it is not a perfect system."

Major League Baseball did not return requests for comment on the ESPN report.

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