- Associated Press - Monday, August 25, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Two minor leaguers in the New York Yankees’ system have been suspended for violating baseball’s drug program.

The commissioner’s office announced Monday that right-hander Andy Beresford and first baseman Leonard “Bo” Thompson were each banned 50 games without pay after testing positive for an amphetamine.

The 6-foot-7 Beresford is 1-2 with a 4.35 ERA in 13 games (seven starts) for Class A Charleston of the South Atlantic League this season.

Thompson, drafted in June out of The Citadel, is hitting .209 with a homer and 10 RBIs over 22 games in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide