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Pirates' Byrd Is Open About His Suspension


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

?Guys that don?t like talking about it are the guys that were trying to beat the system. I wasn?t,? he said. ?I was just stupid, I took something, didn?t do my due diligence, simple as that. So it?s easy for me to talk about. First time I talked about it was easy.?

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