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Giants prospect Hinojosa suspended 50 games

April 6, 2018

Giants Minor League shortstop C.J. Hinojosa, who is the team's No. 17-ranked propsect according to MLB Pipeline and currently on the roster of the Class A San Jose Giants of the California League, has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse

Giants Minor League shortstop C.J. Hinojosa, who is the team's No. 17-ranked propsect according to MLB Pipeline and currently on the roster of the Class A San Jose Giants of the California League, has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. 
The suspension of Hinojosa is effective immediately.
The 23-year-old is recovering from an Achilles injury sustained last season. He hit .265/.321/.340 in 99 games with Double-A Richmond, where he was likely going to begin the year once he's healthy.