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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — A former University of Miami coach charged in connection to Major League Baseball’s scandal over performance enhancing drugs is now facing lesser charges.

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This may mean the case will likely end without a trial.

Federal prosecutors Friday dropped the more serious steroid distribution counts against Lazaro “Laser” Collazo in favor of simple testosterone possession charges, each punishable by a year in prison.

The type of document filed in court indicates Collazo will eventually plead guilty. His attorney did not immediately respond to an email seeking comment.

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Collazo was among those indicted in the steroids scandal involving the Biogenesis of America clinic operated by Anthony Bosch. If Collazo pleads guilty, only Yuri Sucart — cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez — still awaits trial.

Fourteen ballplayers were suspended last year, including Rodriguez for the entire season.

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