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Minor Leaguer Carpio suspended for 50 games

Minor Leaguer Carpio suspended for 50 games

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Minor Leaguer Carpio suspended for 50 games

ATLANTA -- Braves Minor Leaguer Humberto Carpio was one of two Dominican Summer League players to be handed 50-game suspensions on Friday for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Carpio, a 19-year-old right-handed pitcher for the Dominican Summer League Braves, received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, effective immediately.

Eric Single is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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