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Cubs minor league pitcher Silverio suspended

Published April 9, 2013 2:47 pm

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New York • Chicago Cubs pitcher Pedro Silverio has been suspended for 50 games following a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol under baseball's minor league drug program.

The 18-year-old right-hander is on the roster of the Dominican Summer League Cubs.

The suspension Tuesday raised the total this year under the minor league program to 13.