8/5/2013 5:50 P.M. ET
Brewers Minor Leaguer West suspended
By / MLB.com
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Milwaukee Brewers Minor League left-handed pitcher William West has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
The suspension of West, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Arizona League Brewers, is effective immediately.
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