Rays' Brett Blaise suspended

Updated: September 18, 2012, 8:47 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A minor leaguer in the Tampa Bay Rays' organization has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for an amphetamine.

The commissioner's office announced the penalty for left-hander Brett Blaise on Tuesday. Blaise is on the roster of the Gulf Coast Rays, and his suspension begins next season.

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