Baseball.it reports on Wednesday that the National Anti-Doping Tribunal of the Italian Olympic Committee CONI with Chairman Francesco Plotino imposes a suspension of two years against Claudio Liverziani of the Italian Baseball League club Fortitudo Bologna. He will be banned until October 1st, 2011.
Liverziani was tested positive on an amphetamine after a semi-final round game against Cariparma on July 25. In November the anti-doping prosecutor recommended the two-year suspension according to article 10.2 of the WADA code. Liverziani is 34 years old and batted .298 (OBP .482/SLG .468) with four homeruns and 33 RBI in 42 games during the regular season.
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