The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Los Angeles Dodgers Minor League outfielder Andrew Lambo has received a 50-game suspension after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
In 19 games and 76 ABs, Lambo was hitting .342 with 13 RBIs, 2 HRs, and a .956 OPS.
The Dodgers released a statement shortly after the announcement of Lambo's suspension saying, â€śThe Dodgers are disappointed to learn of this news and we fully support Major League Baseballâ€™s drug policy and its penalties. The organization does not condone the use of any substance not sanctioned by MLBâ€™s medical staff.â€ť
The suspension of Lambo, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League, is effective immediately.
To date, there have been 20 minor league drug suspenions, including off-season testing for a total of 1050 games.
See the complete history of drug suspensions in Minor and Major League Baseball
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