Three Rays Minor Leaguers suspended

Three Rays Minor Leaguers suspended

ST. PETERSBURG -- The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced on Thursday that three Minor Leaguers in the Rays organization have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspended players are second baseman Ryan Brett, pitcher Charles Cononie and pitcher Justin Woodall, all with Class A Bowling Green of the Midwest League.

Each tested positive for methamphetamine and an amphetamine, and each has received a 50-game suspension without pay, effective immediately.