Shyam Das, former MLB arbitrator, breaks down baseball's appeals process

RYAN BRAUN, right fielder The 2011 NL MVP

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RYAN BRAUN, right fielder
The 2011 NL MVP and Milwaukee slugger tested positive for synthetic testosterone in December 2011. On Feb. 23, 2012, Braun became the first MLB player to win his appeal when the 50-game suspension was overturned. In February 2013, Braun's name turned up in records from Biogenesis, a Miami-based anti-aging clinic alleged to have provided PEDs to athletes. Braun claimed his attorneys hired the head of the clinic to assist in his 2012 PED appeal and that a dispute over money led to his name being among the Biogenesis records. Braun was suspended on July 22, 2013 for the remainder of the season for violating MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. On Aug. 22, 2013, Braun admitted to using PEDs during his 2011 NL MVP season.
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Shyam Das, the former arbitrator for Major League Baseball who overturned the suspension of Brewers star Ryan Braun in February 2012, believes any potential player discipline in cases governed by the sport's joint drug agreement will stay within baseball's domain. MLB has an ongoing investigation into Biogenesis, a now shuttered anti-aging clinic in Miami where founder Anthony Bosch is alleged...

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