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Giants player Eliezer Alfonzo suspended
04/30/2008 2:33 PM ET
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Francisco Giants catcher Eliezer Alfonzo, a member of the Club's 40-man roster, has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Alfonzo is currently with Triple-A Fresno. His suspension will be effective tomorrow, May 1st.

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