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Alfredo Aceves, who pitched for Orioles in spring, banned 50 games for positive drug test
Alfredo Aceves, who pitched for Orioles in spring, banned 50 games for positive drug test

Anyone familiar with pitcher Alfredo Aceves' history in Boston knows the Orioles dodged a bullet when Aceves, a non-roster invitee to spring training this year, didn’t make the 25-man roster. That the team wasn't relying on Aceves during this season proved beneficial, as Yahoo Sports' Jeff Passan reported that Aceves was suspended 50 games for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. Aceves was pitching for the Yankees in Triple-A at the time of his suspension, after being sent down with a 6.52 ERA in 10 appearances for the Yankees. He has always had an impressive arsenal, but his quirky behavior seemed to overshadow his abilities. That he was non-tendered by...

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