Phillies Minor Leaguer Torres suspended 72 games

BALTIMORE -- Major League Baseball announced Tuesday it has suspended Phillies Minor League pitcher Juan Torres.

He tested positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the league's drug program. Torres, who plays for the Dominican Summer League Phillies, will be suspended 72 games.

The Phillies signed Torres as an amateur free agent in December 2011.

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