Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel was suspended Friday because he willingly substituted his urine sample to protect a teammate from failing a drug test, a source with knowledge of the situation told the American-Statesman.
Knebel, an All-America closer, was suspended for this past weekend’s Texas-Kansas State series for a violation of team rules. It was his second suspension of the season.
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