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Two minor league players suspended for PED violations

Mon Jun 5 5:41pm ET
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Major League Baseball suspended two minor league players on Monday for testing positive for performance-enhancing substances in violation of the Joint Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Los Angeles Angels pitching prospect Darlin Francia, who is on the roster of the Arizona Complex League Angels, received a 56-game suspension after testing positive for Stanozolol.

Pitcher Leonardo Taveras of the High-A Peoria Chiefs, the St. Louis Cardinals' affiliate, received an 80-game suspension for a positive test for Clomiphene.

Both suspensions are without pay.

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