White Sox minor leaguer Christian Edwards suspended 80 games

Sat Jun 22 11:26am ET
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Christian Edwards, a minor league pitcher in the Chicago White Sox system, was suspended 80 games without pay by Major League Baseball following a positive test for Boldenone.

Boldenone is classified as a performance-enhancing substance, and its use violates Major League Baseball's Joint Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, per MLB.

Edwards, 25, was selected by the White Sox in the 11th round of the 2021 MLB Draft out of Jacksonville State. This season, he was assigned to Single-A Kannapolis of the Carolina League and was 2-1 with a 4.02 ERA in 17 relief appearances. In 15 2/3 innings, he gave up 11 hits, walked 18 and struck out 17.

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