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A’s hope Colon won’t have to serve any more time

The axe fell in Milwaukee Monday when Ryan Braun reversed course on his previous claims of innocence concerning drug use and accepted a 65-day suspension that will see him play no more for the Brewers this year.

Braun’s name was one of those caught up in Major League Baseball’s pursuit of performance-enhancing drug users centered round the Biogenesis lab in Florida. Another of those named in the original papers was A’s starter Bartolo Colon, but it seems that the 50-day suspension Colon served at the end of the 2012 season and through the first five games of this year is all the time Colon will have to serve.

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