Guillermo Mota and the 15 Worst Steroid Excuses in Baseball History

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Guillermo Mota and the 15 Worst Steroid Excuses in Baseball History
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San Francisco Giants pitcher Guillermo Mota is staring at a long lay-off from work after Major League Baseball handed him a 100-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

Sure enough, he was quick to respond with a creative response, noting that children's cough medicine must have been the reason his test came out positive.

Mota isn't the first player to come up with an interesting angle for a failed drug test, however, as players always seem to be on the defensive and ready to deflect any conviction with an excuse.

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