MLB announces Beras discipline

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Jairo Beras will be suspended until July 1, 2013 for providing a false date of birth in connection with his registration with Major League Baseball as a prospect.   Beras' contract with the Texas Rangers will be approved.  Beras will be permitted to participate in workouts and practices during his suspension, but will not be permitted to participate in official games.   Beras will not receive his salary under his Minor League contract for the duration of his suspension.