A’s statement regarding suspension of Bartolo Colón

OAKLAND, Calif. – The Oakland A’s issued the following statement regarding the suspension of Bartolo Colón:

“The Oakland Athletics are disappointed to learn of today’s suspension of pitcher Bartolo Colón.  The organization fully supports Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program and its efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing substances from our game.  Per the Basic Agreement, the A’s will have no further comment.”