Rays Minor Leaguer Guerrieri suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Tampa Bay Rays Minor League pitcher Christopher ("Taylor") Guerrieri has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Guerrieri, who is currently on the roster of Single-A Bowling Green of the Midwest League, will be effective at the start of the 2014 season.