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Three Rays minor leaguers suspended for violating drug program



Three Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguers with Class-A Bowling Green (2B Ryan Brett, P Charles Cononie and P Justin Woodall) have been suspended for violating the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.

The three each tested positive for methamphetamine and an amphetamine and will receive a 50-game suspension.

"The Tampa Bay Rays are very disappointed by the conduct of these players," the Rays said in a statement. "We fully support minor league baseball's drug testing program and its corresponding programs for educating players on the dangers of performance enhancing drugs."




[Last modified: Saturday, September 22, 2012 12:40am]


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