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Cervelli, who spent nearly all of last season in Triple-A, posted a statement on Twitter later Tuesday night.

“Following my foot injury in March 2011, I consulted with a number of experts, including BioGenesis Clinic, for (cont),” Cervelli posted, “(cont)legal ways to aid my rehab and recovery. I purchased supplements that I am certain were not prohibited by Major League Baseball.”

An email sent to Valencia’s agent was not returned.