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Rangers minor leaguer Demeritte suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Texas Rangers Minor League second baseman Travis Demeritte has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Furosemide, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Demeritte, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League, is effective immediately.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Texas Rangers Minor League second baseman Travis Demeritte has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Furosemide, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Demeritte, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Hickory Crawdads of the South Atlantic League, is effective immediately.