05/04/2012 4:00 PM EST
Red Sox Minor Leaguer Price Suspended
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Boston Red Sox Minor League right-handed pitcher Mathew Price has received a 50-game suspension after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
The suspension of Price, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Greenville Drive of the South Atlantic League, will be effective immediately.
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