• Report: MLB umpire let go for drug violation

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Jul 2, 2013
    In what's believed to be the first dismissal of its kind, Major League Baseball reportedly has fired umpire Brian Runge, a 14-year veteran, for a drug violation. The two people said Runge failed at least one drug test, then reached an agreement so he could remain on the umpire roster. It could not be independently determined by the AP what drug was involved. Oakland pitcher Bartolo Colon, Philadelphia catcher Carlos Ruiz and San Diego catcher Yasmani Grandal all missed time this season because of drug sus...

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