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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

One of baseball’s top 10 prospects was suspended 50 games for a drug violation - CBSSports.com

What’s interesting here is MLB in the release didn’t specify what exactly the suspension is for. Generally, if it’s a “drug of abuse” suspension (such as marijuana) or a PED, the league says so. In the Whitley release, the league was vague. Perhaps there will be more news on this front in the coming days.

Jim Furtado Posted: February 21, 2018 at 11:39 AM | 5 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: astros, forrest whitley

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   1. Non-Youkilidian Geometry Posted: February 21, 2018 at 01:01 PM (#5628087)
Based on the length of suspension I think it has to be either a "drug of abuse" or a stimulant. The suspension for a "Performance Enhancing Substance" would be 80 games rather than 50.
   2. Man o' Schwar Posted: February 21, 2018 at 02:15 PM (#5628175)
Apparently the reports are that he was given a stimulant by a friend in order to stay awake for a long overnight drive, and that's what popped up on his test.
   3. snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster) Posted: February 21, 2018 at 02:24 PM (#5628184)
Apparently the reports are that he was given a stimulant by a friend in order to stay awake for a long overnight drive, and that's what popped up on his test.

Cool story, bro.
   4. SoSH U at work Posted: February 21, 2018 at 02:38 PM (#5628201)
In the Whitley release, the league was vague.


So we thought we'd do the same with our headline.
   5. Boxkutter Posted: February 21, 2018 at 05:13 PM (#5628307)

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