D-backs' Alfredo Marte suspended

Updated: January 12, 2011, 5:33 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Alfredo Marte has been suspended for 50 games for a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program.

Marte tested positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, the commissioner's office said Wednesday.

On the roster of Triple-A Reno, Marte will serve the suspension at the start of the season.

He hit .260 with nine homers and 61 RBIs last year at Visalia of the Class A California League.

Marte was the first player suspended ...

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