Angels minor league pitcher gets 50-game drug ban
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- Los Angeles Angels minor league pitcher Daniel Reynolds has been suspended 50 games for a second drug violation.
The right-hander was penalized Tuesday under baseball's minor league program for a drug of abuse.
Taken by the Angels with the 201st pick of the 2009 amateur draft, the 20-year-old was 3-2 with a 4.60 ERA in 20 relief appearances last year for the rookie level Orem Owlz of the Pioneer League.
Nine players have been suspended this year under the minor league program.