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Byline: Jon Paul Morosi
Aug. 4--One day before his first suspension was due to expire, Tigers infielder Neifi Perez was suspended Friday by Major League Baseball a second time.
This suspension -- for a third positive amphetamines test, under MLB's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program -- will last 80 games and likely signal the end of his career with the Tigers.
Perez became the first major leaguer disciplined under baseball's new amphetamines policy when the commissioner's office announced his 25-game suspension July 6.
MLB began testing for stimulants last year. Perez's first positive test did not result in a penalty, but subjected …