MLB suspends Giants Alfonso for drug violation

The Canadian Press
4/30/2008 3:40:16 PM
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San Francisco, CA - Major League Baseball suspended San Francisco Giants catcher Eliezer Alfonzo for 50 games after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension begins on May 1.

Alfonzo, a member of the club's 40-man roster, is currently with Triple-A Fresno.

The Venezuela native is a .263 career hitter with 13 home runs and 45 runs batted in over parts of two major league seasons with San Francisco.

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