FROM Jeff Passan
Break in Major League Baseball Drug Investigation Major League Baseball may be about to seek the suspension of 20 players in what would be the largest scandal in American sports history involving performance-enhancing drugs. Major stars are said to be in jeopardy. Tony Bosch is not as well known as Alex Rodriguez or Ryan Braun, unless you're following the ongoing scandal. Bosch, who has closed his Biogenesis of America lab in Miami, has reportedly agreed to cooperate with Major League Baseball. Jeff Passan is baseball columnist for Yahoo Sports .
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