Reds' Jose Raga suspended 50 games

Updated: June 17, 2011, 7:45 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer Jose Raga has been suspended for 50 games after he tested positive for steroids.

Raga is a catcher for Cincinnati's Venezuelan Summer League team. The commissioner's office announced his positive test for stanozolol and the ban, which is effective immediately.

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