Rays minor leaguer Yepez suspended 50 games

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Angel Yepez has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test under minor league baseball's drug program.

Yepez, on the roster of the Venezuelan Summer League Rays, tested positive for metabolites of Nandrolone, the commissioner's office said Wednesday.

The suspension was the 22nd this year under the minor league program.