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Sources: Deal voided after failed test

Updated: January 26, 2010, 10:38 PM ET
By Jorge Arangure Jr. | ESPN The Magazine

The San Francisco Giants voided the contract of a top Dominican prospect after he failed a team-administered drug test, multiple sources told ESPN The Magazine.

Duanel Jones, a 16-year-old third base prospect, had signed with the Giants in December for $1.3 million. Soon after Jones had agreed to terms, the Giants administered a drug test, which Jones failed. Under the current system, the Giants are allowed to void the contract if a prospect fails a drug test even after the player ...

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