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Cardinals minor leaguer suspended for drugs

Sep 4, 2013, 3:09 PM EST


Slow news day. So slow the drug suspensions are early. From the blotter:

 The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that St. Louis Cardinals Minor League second baseman Brett Wiley has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for an Amphetamine. The suspension of Wiley, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A State College Spikes of the New York-Penn League, is effective immediately.

Wiley was a 13th round pick from last year who has been killing it in the low minors this year, with a line of .308/.395/.462 in 60 games. But what he was doing during those 60 cost him 50. So, bye.

  1. nbjays - Sep 4, 2013 at 3:24 PM

    What’s with the chemical symbols, Craig? Bring back Rachel Leigh Cook, please.

    • rbj1 - Sep 4, 2013 at 5:41 PM

      Absolutely. Craig is messing with a fine tradition.

  2. benjamincharlesparho - Sep 4, 2013 at 4:44 PM

    Slow news day. That has nothing to do with this story. Or any story of the day. I like to be passive aggressive in reporting the news. So, bye.

  3. greymares - Sep 4, 2013 at 8:18 PM

    At what point do they start tacking games on for stupidity ?

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