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Written by Maury Brown   
Friday, 01 May 2009 01:50

BrewersThe Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Thursday that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League pitcher Pedro Lambertus has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for metabolites of Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Lambertus is effective immediately. Lambertus is currently a member of Single-A Wisconsin of the Midwest League.

As of May 1, there have now been 11 minor league suspensions, nearly double the number at this time last year when there were 6. In total, the 11 players account for 605 games being served under suspension at this moment in the minors. Below is a list of all 11. To see complete details on each of these players, plus details on every drug suspension ever doled out at the major, and minor league level, see The Biz of Baseball's Drug Violations page

# Date  Player Name
Substance Club
Length
1 1/16/09 Cristopher De La Rosa Stanozolol Red Sox 50 gms
2 1/16/09 Junior Guerra Nandrolone Mets 50 gms
3 1/28/09
Kyle Suire
Stanozolol Mets 50 gms
4 2/3/09
Pascual Arias
Stanozolol Marlins 50 gms
5 2/14/09Jarrod Dyson Amphetamine Royals50 gms
 6 3/17/09Rob Flanigan Nandrolone Giants50 gms
7 4/09/09Deryk HookerDrug of AbuseCardinals
50 gms
84/17/09Joseph Billick
Stanozolol
Royals
50 gms
94/17/09Juan RiveraNandrolone
Royals50 gms
104/24/09
Henry Sanchez
Drug of AbuseTwins
50 gms
11
4/30/09
Pedro LambertusBoldenone
Brewers
50 gms

Source: Major League Baseball


Maury BrownMaury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey. He is contributor to Baseball Prospectus, and is available as a freelance writer. Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network.

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