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08/15/2012 3:16 PM EST

Giants Statement Regarding Suspension of Melky Cabrera

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – The Giants issued the following statement regarding the suspension of Melky Cabrera:

"We were extremely disappointed to learn of the suspension of Melky Cabrera for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention & Treatment Program. We fully support Major League Baseball's policy and its efforts to eliminate performance enhancing drugs from our game.  Per the protocol outline by Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement, the Giants will not comment further on this matter.”

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