Sunday 6:50am
April 20, 2014
Currently 50°F
Posted: Friday, December 21st 2012 at 10:31pm

Braves minor leaguer suspended 50 games for drugs

By The Associated Press
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
click to enlarge
NEW YORK -- A minor league pitcher in the Atlanta Braves' organization has been suspended 50 games following a second violation of a drug of abuse.

Triple-A reliever Billy Bullock was penalized Friday by the commissioner's office.

The 24-year-old right-hander is 11-11 with 50 saves and a 4.33 ERA in four minor league seasons. Bullock split the last two years between Triple-A and Double-A, and has averaged more than a strikeout per inning during his career.

There have been 105 suspensions this year under the minor league drug problem and eight under the major league program.
Associated Categories: Sports News, Professional Sports

© Copyright 2014 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.


  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
0.048776
icon
50°F
Gainesville, GA 30501
Clear
Wind: NNE 5 mph
Dew point: 42°F