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Umpire reportedly fired for drugs by MLB

sports.yahoo.com Published: July 3, 2013
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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, according to Yahoo sports.



The site reports two sources for the Associated Press say that Runge, 43, failed at least one drug test and failed to comply with an agreement with MLB that had allowed him to stay on staff.

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