SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Jose Guillen arrived right on time for
his first day of spring training, showing up with a happy smile as
he bounced into the Kansas City clubhouse.
He just wasn't ready to talk about steroids.
The power-hitting outfielder says he's going to wait until his
appeal has been decided before discussing the Mitchell Report or
the 15-day suspension looming over him.
Last December, literally hours after Kansas City signed him to a
three-year, $36 million contract, Guillen was suspended for 15 days
for violation of baseball's drug policy.
He had been linked in media reports to the buying of thousands
of dollars worth of human growth hormone. He appealed immediately
and an arbitrator's decision is expected before the end of spring
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