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3 farmhands suspended for 50 games

NEW YORK -- Chicago White Sox outfielder Miguel Negron has been suspended for 50 games under baseball's minor league drug program after testing positive for a drug of abuse for the second time.

Pitchers Rony Bautista of the New York Yankees and Roberto Toribio of the Los Angeles Angels, who both played in the Dominican Summer League last season, were suspended for 50 games each following initial positive tests for performance-enhancing drugs.

The 27-year-old Negron hit .279 with four homers, 38 RBIs and 14 steals for Triple-A Charlotte after going to major league spring training with the White Sox.

Bautista tested positive for a metabolite of Boldenone and Toribio for metabolites of Stanozolol.