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4/6/2013 12:54 P.M. ET

Baltimore's McCutchen suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Baltimore Orioles Minor League pitcher Daniel McCutchen has received a 50-game suspension without pay for his violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

McCutchen, who is currently on the roster of Triple-A Norfolk of the International League, tested positive for performance-enhancing substances Methenolone and a metabolite of Trenbolone.  His suspension is effective immediately.

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