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Eliezer Alfonzo ban dropped

Updated: May 14, 2012, 11:41 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball and the players' union agreed to drop the 100-game suspension imposed on Colorado Rockies catcher Eliezer Alfonzo for a positive drug test because of the same procedural issues that came up in the Ryan Braun case.

Alfonzo missed 48 games -- the final 15 of last season and the first 33 of this year.

Braun's 50-game suspension for a positive drug test was overturned in February by arbitrator Shyam Das after Braun's lawyers argued his urine sample was ...

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