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7/3/2014 1:33 P.M. ET

New York Yankees Minor Leaguer Aceves suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League right-handed pitcher Alfredo Aceves has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Aceves, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League, is effective immediately.

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