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Five Minor League pitchers suspended

Royals' Eckert, Jays' Jimenez, Paulino, Concepcion banned
November 21, 2017

NEW YORK -- Five Minor Leaguers were suspended by the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball on Tuesday for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.Free agent left-hander Kevin Duchene was suspended 100 games, while Royals right-hander Travis Eckert received a 50-game ban. Three Blue Jays prospects also