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Written by Maury Brown   
Tuesday, 30 October 2007 08:50

MiLBThe Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League player Luther Hackman has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. If Hackman signs with another Major League organization, the suspension will be effective at the start of the 2008 season.

Hackman finished the 2007 season with Triple-A Oklahoma, an affiliate of the Texas Rangers, of the Pacific Coast League.

Hackman marks the 26th player suspended as part of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program this season.

(See details on all Drug Violations here on The Biz of Baseball)

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