Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 5/4/12
Red Sox minor league prospect Mathew Price has been suspended. The 22-year-old has been suspended for 50 games by the commissioner's office for a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse. The suspension will be effective immediately, as Price will miss 50 games with the Greenville Drive Single-A affilate of the Boston Red Sox. The team's eighth-round pick in 2010, Price has pitched in only three games in the minors due to Tommy John surgery in September 2010. His ERA is north of 5.00 in 3 1/3 innings pitched.
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