Freddy Galvis banned for 50 games

Updated: June 19, 2012, 11:00 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Philadelphia Phillies rookie infielder Freddy Galvis was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for testing positive for a banned substance.

Galvis is currently on the disabled list with a back injury and will begin serving his suspension immediately. MLB said Galvis tested positive for a metabolite of Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance.

"A trace amount of a banned substance -- 80 parts in a trillion -- was detected in my urine sample," ...

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