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Pair of Cubs Minor League pitchers suspended

Pair of Cubs Minor League pitchers suspended

Pair of Cubs Minor League pitchers suspended
CHICAGO -- Cubs Minor Leaguers Juancito De La Cruz and Antonio Encarnacion were suspended for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Wednesday.

Both are right-handed pitchers. They have each been suspended for 50 games without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol.

The suspensions of De La Cruz and Encarnacion, who are currently on the roster of the Dominican Summer League Cubs, are effective immediately.

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