"Unfortunately, the medication was banned under our drug policy. Under the policy that mistake is now my responsibility. I have been advised not to say anything more for now. I do want to say one other thing; I've taken and passed about 15 drug tests over the past five seasons."
The suspension starts tonight in a home game against the Washington Nationals and ends July 3. The pharmacological gaffe will cost Manny $7.7 million of his $25 million paycheck this season.