Lookouts Pitcher Adrian Salcedo Suspended 80 Games

NEW YORK (AP) – Minnesota Twins right-hander Adrian Salcedo has been suspended 80 games for violating baseball’s minor league drug program.
The commissioner’s office said Wednesday Salcedo tested positive for Tamoxifen, a performance-enhancing substance, and Heptaminol, a stimulant.
The 24-year-old had pitched in five games – one start – for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts this year, giving up two runs in 13 innings (1.38 ERA). He has 10 strikeouts and no record. His suspension begins immediately.
There have been 46 suspensions under the minor league program and five major league bans.
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