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Alfredo Aceves Suspended 50 Games For Positive ‘Drug Of Abuse’ Test

Alfredo Aceves’ season has gone from bad to worse. Aceves was suspended 50 games on Thursday for a positive drug test, Major League Baseball announced. The veteran right-hander was suspended for a “drug of abuse,” which comes with the 50-game ban. Because Aceves is in the minor leagues, he’s subject to “drug of abuse” testing.  Big leaguers aren’t subject to ...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfredo Aceves suspended 50 games for positive drug test

Alfredo Aceves has been suspended for 50 games for a positive drug test. While the drug that caused Aceves to test positive has not been identified, it is not a performance enhancer. Aceves, 31, has been pitched at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre since being designated for assignment on June 4. Source: Yankees minor league pitcher Alfredo Aceves suspended 50 games for positive test...
July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Alfredo Aceves Designated For Assignment After Struggling With Yankees

Alfredo Aceves’ second stint with the New York Yankees was less than impressive. Aceves was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Wednesday after posting a 6.52 ERA (14 earned runs in 19 1/3 innings) over 10 appearances. The Yankees also optioned pitcher Preston Claiborne to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre while calling up pitcher Jose Ramirez and activating pitcher Wade LeBlanc...
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees news: Alfredo Aceves rejoins the Yankees bullpen

In need of a fresh arm after a 14-inning loss Friday night to the Tampa Bay Rays, the New York Yankees called up reliever Alfredo Aceves from Triple-A Scranton to join the team immediately Saturday morning. Aceves was a member of the 2008-2010 Yankees which includes the 2009 team that claimed their 27th World Series title. By HappySkrappy: Wikimedia CommonsSince his departure from...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: Alfredo Aceves signed to minor league deal

The Yankees have reportedly signed former Yankee hurler Alfredo Aceves to a minor league contract. The right-handed Aceves spent 2014 spring training with the Orioles and chose to opt-out of his contract when he didn’t make the club.The signing was first reported via Twitterby Joel Sherman of the New York Post. Sherman credits fellow Post reporter Ken Davidoff with breaking the...
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March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles sign RHP Aceves to minor league contract

The Baltimore Orioles have signed right-handed reliever Alfredo Aceves to a minor league deal with a spring training invitation. Aceves spent the last three years with Boston after pitching for three seasons with the New York Yankees. The 31-year-old Aceves has a lifetime record of 30-14 with a 3.69 ERA and 29 saves - all but four of them in 2012. Aceves bounced between the Red...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Sign Alfredo Aceves To One-Year Deal

Alfredo With FN's Editor-In-ChiefThe Alfreo Aceves Era lives on! The Baltimore Orioles have signed the former Red Sox hurler to a one-year,  $1.2 million deal—which would be guaranteed if he makes the major league roster. Moreover, if he hits all the incentives in the contract (heaven knows what those might be!), his total compensation could reach $3 million. Just as baseball...
Via FenwayNation
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alfredo Aceves Signs Minor League Contract With Baltimore Orioles

Alfredo Aceves is bringing his versatility and unique personality to the Baltimore Orioles. Aceves has signed a minor league contract with the Orioles that also includes an invitation to spring training, according to MLB Trade Rumors’ Tim Dierkes. USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reports that Aceves is guaranteed $1.2 million if he makes Baltimore’s major league roster but has a...
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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