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Giants Minor Leaguer Escalante suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Francisco Giants Minor League catcher Geno Escalante 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 Escalante, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A San Jose Giants of the California League, will be effective at the start of the 2015 California League season.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Francisco Giants Minor League catcher Geno Escalante 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 Escalante, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A San Jose Giants of the California League, will be effective at the start of the 2015 California League season.