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Brewers’ Ryan Braun first to fall in sweep of doping


Selig said that players had approached him during the All-Star festivities and told him they supported his stance.

Weiner later told the same meeting that he had also heard from players that wanted the game rid of doping, and were fed up over having their achievements and integrity questioned.

“Some players’ initial reaction was just throw the book at them,” Weiner said. “We have to explain to all players what rights those players have, and we have a right and an obligation to enforce those rights, and we will. At the same time, we have a drug agreement to enforce, and we will.”

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