Report: Giants ordered 20,000 Melky Cabrera T-shirts

Wednesday August 22nd, 2012

Melky Cabrera T-shirts ordered for a giveaway have been replaced by ones featuring Angel Pagan. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

The San Francisco Giants ordered 20,000 Melky Cabrera T-shirts before the All-Star Game MVP was suspended 50 games for a failed drug test, USA TODAY's Mike Foss reports.

The Cabrera shirts were scheduled for a giveaway on Sept. 8. But then the outfielder tested positive for high levels of testosterone. Cabrera's 50-game ban could be extended because of his attempted cover-up, which involved a fake website for a nonexistent product.

The order was able to be altered, though, so Giants fans will now receive Angel Pagan shirts instead.

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