Thursday, February 11, 2016

Pablo Ozuna suspended for performance-enhancing drugs

Triple-A Lehigh Valley infielder Pablo Ozuna, 34, has been suspended 50 games for taking performance-enhancing drugs, under the minor league drug program, a person with knowledge of the situation tells the Inquirer.

Pablo Ozuna suspended for performance-enhancing drugs

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Phillies Triple-A infielder Pablo Ozuna, pictured here during spring training, has been suspended 50 games for using performance-enhancing drugs. (AP / File photo)
Phillies Triple-A infielder Pablo Ozuna, pictured here during spring training, has been suspended 50 games for using performance-enhancing drugs. (AP / File photo)

Triple-A Lehigh Valley infielder Pablo Ozuna, 34, has been suspended 50 games for taking performance-enhancing drugs, under the minor league drug program, a person with knowledge of the situation tells the Inquirer.

This is Ozuna’s first season with the Phillies organization. In 309 games over seven major league seasons, Ozuna has batted .282. He spent most of spring training with the Phillies, and is batting .294 in 51 games with Lehigh Valley.

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