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'It's a shame,' David Wright says about Brewers' Ryan Braun

David Wright runs the bases after hitting a

David Wright runs the bases after hitting a first-inning solo home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee during a game at Citi Field. (July 21, 2013) Photo Credit: AP

Mets captain David Wright took a liking to Brewers star Ryan Braun during their days as teammates at the World Baseball Classic.

But Wright hasn't been shy about his hope that performance-enhancing drug users are ultimately caught, and Monday proved to be no exception.

"It's a shame," Wright said, after news of Braun's suspension spread throughout baseball. "It's not good for anybody, it's not good for the players, it's not good for the fans, it's not good for the team. It's not good for anybody. But it just proves that the system that we have in place is working.

"It shows that guys are going to be punished to the fullest extent if you get caught. So, hopefully, this serves as a warning to anybody thinking about doing something like that."

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