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Updated at 5:36 p.m.
By Mark Zuckerman and Chase Hughes
Major League Baseball's long-awaited announcement of suspensions for players who received performance-enhancing drugs from the Biogenesis clinic in Miami has confirmed what the Nationals expected all along: No punishment for Gio Gonzalez.
The left-hander has been cleared of any wrongdoing by MLB, which officially announced suspensions today but said the investigation found "no violations of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program" by Gonzalez.
Gonzalez's teammates said they're glad the pitcher can put this behind him now and perhaps be vindicated from the initial accusations