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5/21/2013 4:14 P.M. ET

Brewers minor leaguer Williams suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League left-handed pitcher Alan Williams has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Williams, who is currently on the roster of Double-A Huntsville of the Southern League, is effective immediately.

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