Cubs Minor League pitcher gets 50-game ban

Cubs Minor League pitcher gets 50-game ban

Cubs Minor League pitcher gets 50-game ban
CHICAGO -- Cubs Minor League pitcher Yomar Morel received a 50-game suspension after he was found in violation of the Major League Baseball Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced the suspension on Friday. Morel, 17, a right-hander, received the suspension after testing positive for a metabolite of Boldenone.

The suspension is effective immediately. Morel was on the roster of the Cubs' Dominican Summer League affiliate.