Cubs Prospect Suspended After Positive Drug Test


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By James Neveau

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Chicago Cubs prospect Saul Vazquez has been suspended after testing positive for a banned substance.

Vazquez, who is currently pitching in the Dominican Summer League, was suspended for 72 games after testing positive for Nadrolone, a performance-enhancing substance under the MLB collective bargaining agreement.

The hurler has a 1-1 record in four starts this season, with a 2.25 ERA and 18 strikeouts in 20 innings of work. 

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