09/06/2012 5:49 PM EST
Two Minor League Players Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
St. Louis Cardinals Minor League first baseman Alan Ahmady has been suspended for 50 games without pay following a second violation for a drug of abuse. The suspension of Ahmady, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Palm Beach Cardinals of the Florida State League, will be effective at the start of next season.
San Francisco Giants Minor League catcher Leonardo Rojas has been suspended for 50 games without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Nandrolone. The suspension of Rojas, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Arizona League Giants, will be effective at the start of next season.
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