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NLCS NOTEBOOK

Notes: Giants’ Melky Cabrera all but forgotten

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy said the team made the decision a long time ago that Melky Cabrera was not going to be part of the postseason roster after he served a 50-game suspension for testing positive for testosterone.

Although Cabrera was reinstated to the Giants’ 40-man roster right after the divisional series, the Giants long ago had made the decision that activating him would disrupt team karma.

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