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Three Minor Leaguers Receive Suspensions For Violating Drug Program

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Three minor league ball players have been suspended without pay for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment program.

Baltimore Orioles pitcher Zack Dodson, who tested positive for a third time for drug of abuse, will be sidelined for 100 games. New York Mets third baseman Eudor Garcia received an 80-game suspension after testing positive for the performance enhancing drugs Bumetanide and Furosemide. And  free agent first baseman Tyler Williams will serve a 50-game suspension for a second positive test for a drug of abuse.


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