White Sox minor-leaguer Telvin Nash suspended 50 games by MLB

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White Sox minor league Telvin Nash was suspended for 50 games for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. (Brian Westerholt/Four Seam Images via AP Images)

NEW YORK (AP) — Minor-league White Sox first baseman Telvin Nash has been suspended 50 games and and free agent pitcher Oliver Suero has been suspended 72 games under baseball’s minor-league drug program.The suspensions were announced Friday. The commissioner’s office says Suero tested positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, while Nash tested positive for amphetamine, a banned stimulant.Suero, a righty from the Dominican Republic, was briefly in the Washington Nationals’ organization.The 25-year-old Nash hit .255 with 11 homers and 38 RBIs in 46 games with the Class A Winston-Salem Dash of the Carolina League this season.There have been 73 suspensions this year under the minor-league drug program and 13 under the major league program.

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