Found July 22, 2008 on The Biz of Baseball:
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League player Matthew Walker has received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for an amphetamine, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.The suspension of Walker will be effective immediately. Walker is currently with Single-A Vero Beach of the Florida State League.Since mandatory drug testing was instituted, a total of 182 suspensions have been doled out across baseball for a total of 5,725 games. The following is a summary of drug violations, based upon The Biz of Baseball's detailed Drug Violations page (index.php?option=com_content task=view id=996 Itemid=85):20082 major leaguers* 2 - PEDs * Eliezer Alfonzo was part of the Giants 40-man roster, but at the time of the suspension was playing at Triple-A Fresno.* Cota was penalized under the major league drug program, even though he has not been on a major league roster ...
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