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Giants prospect Hinojosa suspended 50 games

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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.

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.

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