Wednesday July 8th, 2015

Chicago White Sox minor league pitcher Javy Guerra has been suspended 50 games by MLB for testing positive for a drug of abuse for a second time, the league announced on Wednesday. The positive tests violates the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Guerra had been pitching at Triple A Charlotte. He's appeared in three games this season for the White Sox, after pitching in 42 games last season. The 25-year-old has also spent three seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

In 46 1/3 innings for Chicago in 2014, Guerra recorded a 2.91 ERA with 38 strikeouts. He has a career 2.87 ERA and 1.377 in 150 1/3 major league innings.

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Guerra's suspension is without pay and will be effective immediately. 

- Molly Geary


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