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Orioles Minor League catcher Ward suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Baltimore Orioles Minor League catcher Brian Ward 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 Ward, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds, will be effective immediately.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Baltimore Orioles Minor League catcher Brian Ward 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 Ward, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds, will be effective immediately.