Athletics OF Jason Pridie Suspended For Violating Minor-League Drug Program
Oakland Athletics outfielder Jason Pridie has been suspended 50 games for violating the minor-league drug program, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle.
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Pridie, 28, hit .231 with four home runs and 20 RBIs for the New York Mets last season. He signed a minor-league deal with the Athletics in November and was a non-roster invitee to Spring Training.Drafted in the second round of the 2002 MLB Draft, Pridie has hit .275 with 82 home runs and 415 RBIs in 10 minor league seasons.