Reds' Yoel Noel suspended
Saturday, July 27, 2013 5:00 AM
NEW YORK (AP) - Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yoel Noel and Atlanta Braves right-hander Humberto Carpio and have each been suspended 50 games for violations of baseball's minor league drug program.
Noel and Carpio were each penalized Friday after testing positive for anabolic steroids. Carpio tested metabolites of Stanozolol and Noel for metabolites of Nandrolone.
Both players were on the rosters of their organization's Dominican Summer League teams.
There have been 35 suspensions this year under the minor league program, including seven this week.
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