Giants pitcher Mota gets 100-game drug suspension
Relief pitcher Guillermo Mota (59) of the San Francisco Giants delivers against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on April 11, 2012 in Denver, Colorado. / Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
(AP) NEW YORK - San Francisco Giants reliever Guillermo Mota has been given a 100-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug.
Major League Baseball announced the penalty Monday.
The 38-year-old right-hander drew a 50-game suspension after the 2006 season for a performance-enhancing substance violation.
Mota was 0-1 with a 5.06 ERA in nine games for the Giants this year. This is his 14th season in the majors.
The commissioner's office said Mota tested positive for Clenbuterol.
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