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Press Release

08/17/2013 2:30 PM ET
Statement from Miguel Tejada

The Major League Baseball Players Association released the following statement on behalf of Miguel Tejada:

"I apologize to my teammates, the Royals organization and to the Kansas City fans. I have a medical condition that requires medication to treat. I took that medication while re-applying for a Therapeutic Use Exemption. Under the requirements of the Joint Drug Program, I made a mistake in doing so."