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Written by Maury Brown   
Saturday, 08 September 2007 12:11

CubsThe Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Chicago Cubs Minor League player Scott Taylor has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. The suspension will be effective at the start of the 2008 season.

This season, Taylor played for Single-A Daytona of the Florida State League.

Taylor represents the 24th minor league violation this season, compared with 22 at this time last year. There have been a total of 28 drug violations across the major and minor leagues this season, compared with 27 for all of last year.

To view historical information on drug violations within MLB, and Minor League baseball, check The Biz of Baseball's Drug Violations page

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