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5/23/2014 12:57 P.M. ET

Atlanta's Reynolds suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Atlanta Braves Minor League second baseman Mikey Reynolds has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Methylphenidate, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Reynolds, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Rome Braves of the South Atlantic League, is effective immediately.

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