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Associated Press, Published March 13 2012

2 Twins minor leaguers get drug suspensions

NEW YORK – Two minor league pitchers in the Minnesota Twins’ organization have been suspended 50 games each under baseball’s minor league drug program.

Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Yeison Florentino and Ezequiel Zarzuela each tested positive. They both play on the Twins’ team in the Dominican Summer League team.

The suspensions are effective at the start of this season.