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Rays Minor Leaguer Yepez suspended

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TORONTO -- The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Wednesday that Rays Minor League right-hander Angel Yepez has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Yepez, who is currently on the roster of the Venezuelan Summer League Rays, will be effective at the start of the VSL season.

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TORONTO -- The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Wednesday that Rays Minor League right-hander Angel Yepez has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Nandrolone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Yepez, who is currently on the roster of the Venezuelan Summer League Rays, will be effective at the start of the VSL season.

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Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com.

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