SI.com Reporting: Two Washington Nationals' Minor Leaguers Suspended...

According to an AP report tonight from SI.com entitled, "Two Nationals prospects suspended 50 games for amphetamine use", (which eschews the use of the possessive apostrophe in its title), two Washington Nationals' prospects, Ofilio Castro (an undrafted free agent signed by the Montreal Expos in 2000) and Edgardo Baez (Montreal's 4th Round pick, 117th overall in 2003), have been suspended 50 games each for violating, "baseball's minor league drug program", after testing positive for amphetamine use. Castro, 26, was hitting .296 in 96 games with the Harrisburg Senators this season, collecting 89 hits, 16 doubles, 1 triple, 4 HR's and 32 RBI's in 301 at bats, and his teammate, Baez, 24, had a .254 AVG in 101 games and 323 AB's, with 14 doubles, 4 triples, 9 HR's and 29 RBI's. No word on their replacements on the Senators' roster, but the two were playing the bulk of the time at their respective positions, so some corresponding moves should follow...Check for Updates...

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