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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Blue Jays 2012 first-round pick Marcus Stroman banned for 50 games

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Toronto Blue Jays prospect Marcus Stroman, the No. 22 pick in this year’s amateur draft, was suspended 50 games Tuesday for violating baseball’s minor league drug program.

Stroman, a right-hander with Double-A New Hampshire, tested positive for Methylhexaneamine, a banned stimulant. Stroman, who played college ball at Duke, received a $1.8 million bonus when he signed with Toronto last month….

Tampa Bay outfielder Joshua Sale, who was at Class-A Bowling Green, was penalized for testing positive for methamphetamine and an amphetamine.

The 21-year-old Sale was drafted in the first round (17th overall) in 2010. He was hitting .264 with 10 homers, 44 RBIs and a .391 on-base percentage in 74 Midwest League games this season.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 29, 2012 at 10:56 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: blue jays, draft, marcus stroman, peds, prospects

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   1. Rants Mulliniks Posted: August 30, 2012 at 08:56 AM (#4222068)
Wonderful news for Jays fans.
   2. The District Attorney Posted: August 30, 2012 at 10:02 AM (#4222168)
   3. Crispix reaches boiling point with lackluster play Posted: August 30, 2012 at 10:14 AM (#4222192)
Yeah, but that thread is about "Breaking Bad". This gives us another chance to discuss these two first-round picks!
   4. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad) Posted: August 30, 2012 at 10:50 AM (#4222247)
What, another 50 games on top of the suspension he got when we posted this the first time? That seems excessive.
   5. Non-Youkilidian Geometry Posted: August 30, 2012 at 12:24 PM (#4222449)
[What, another 50 games on top of the suspension he got when we posted this the first time? That seems excessive.

Hank Aaron disagrees.

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