New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez has a news conference before the Yankees play the Chicago White Sox in a baseball game at US Cellular Field in Chicago on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.
San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera, who was suspended by Major League Baseball for 50 games, wipes his tears after breaking down while addressing the media during a news conference in San Diego, Monday, Aug. 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)
Everth Cabrera was among 12 players who accepted 50-game penalties from Major League Baseball on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, as part of its Biogenesis drug investigation, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/File)
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