03/06/2012 2:06 PM EST
Free Agent Minor Leaguer Hurtado Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League left-handed pitcher Erick Hurtado has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing drug in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The suspension of Hurtado is effective immediately upon his signing with a Major League organization.
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