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Piniella Backs Soto On Marijuana Test: 'Look, I Have Smoked Dope'

First Posted: 07/27/09 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 02:30 PM ET

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ESPN Chicago:

Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella on Friday defended catcher Geovany Soto, who tested positive for marijuana during the World Baseball Classic, by admitting he once smoked pot.

"Look, I have smoked dope one time in my life," Piniella said before the Cubs faced the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. "And it didn't do a damn thing for me, and I never tried it again. ...'

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