Jorge Piedra

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Jorge Piedra
Born: (1979-04-17) April 17, 1979 (age 38)
Sun Valley, California
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 7, 2004, for the Colorado Rockies
Last MLB appearance
August 10, 2006, for the Colorado Rockies
MLB statistics
Batting average .283
Home runs 12
Runs batted in 36

Jorge Moises Piedra (born April 17, 1979) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. In English, his name means George Rock.

On April 11, 2005, Piedra became the second baseball player after Alex Sanchez to be suspended for testing positive for illegal performance-enhancing drugs under Major League Baseball's new drug policy.[1] He was suspended for 10 days without pay as MLB's policy dictated for a first offense until November 2005. First offenses since that time now result in 80-game suspensions.

He signed a minor league contract with the Oakland Athletics on June 12, 2007.

On January 4, 2008, Piedra signed a minor league contract with the Florida Marlins with an invitation to spring training. He was released on March 9, 2008.

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  1. ^ "Players suspended under baseball's steroids policy". 2006-06-07. Retrieved 2007-07-20. 

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