According to Adam Berry from MLB.com, right-handed pitcher Montana DuRapau has been suspended 50 games due to his second positive test for a drug of abuse. As we mentioned here last week, DuRapau was given an invitation to Major League Spring Training this year. No word on whether he will still be an invite, but the suspension wouldn't affect his spring status. It would begin on Opening Day of the minor league season and carry through until May 30th (or longer if any games are postponed before that point).
Per MLB: Minor League pitcher Montana DuRapau, currently on the Pirates' Triple-A roster, received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse.
Per MLB: Minor League pitcher Montana DuRapau, currently on the Pirates' Triple-A roster, received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse.— Adam Berry (@adamdberry) January 19, 2018
DuRapau finished the 2017 season in Indianapolis, where he had 3.24 ERA in 15 appearances, with 23 strikeouts and an 0.78 WHIP in 16.2 innings. The 25-year-old reliever was a 32nd round draft pick in 2014. He worked his way u...
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