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Pirates' Byrd Is Open About His Suspension

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Marlon Byrd was suspended for PED use in 2012 and, after a surprisingly productive 2013 season, people still whisper about him. But hes pretty open about how he tested positive and why and doesnt shy away from it. From CSNPhilly.com:

Guys that dont like talking about it are the guys that were trying to beat the system. I wasnt, he said. I was just stupid, I took something, didnt do my due diligence, simple as that. So its easy for me to talk about. First time I talked about it was easy.

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