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Minor League catcher Thomas suspended

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BOSTON -- The Commissioner's Office announced on Tuesday that Minor League catcher Mark Thomas has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.

The suspension of Thomas, who is on the roster of the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits of the Southern League, is effective immediately.

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BOSTON -- The Commissioner's Office announced on Tuesday that Minor League catcher Mark Thomas has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.

The suspension of Thomas, who is on the roster of the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits of the Southern League, is effective immediately.

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Thomas was hitting .151 with four home runs and 23 RBIs.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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