After being suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for a failed drug test, former Cubs outfielder apologized and offered an explanation for the drug found in his system.
Byrd apologizes, says the drug was used for reoccurrence of private surgery he had years ago #mlb— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) June 25, 2012
Bryd tested positive for a drug called Tamoxifen.
The free agent outfielder hit .210/.243/.245 over stints with the Cubs and Red Sox in 2012. He was traded from Chicago to Boston back in April and was released by the Red Sox on June 12.
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