The commissioner's office announced a pair of 50-game suspensions, both tied to performance-enhancing substance use, handed out to minor league pitchers. Both players tested positive for metabolites of Stanozolol.
White Sox minor league righthander Andre Rienzo notched a Carolina League-leading 31 strikeouts through his first 25 innings with high Class A Winston-Salem. Now the 23-year-old Brazilian will miss the next two months. Rienzo, who also spent last season with the Dash, went 3-0, 1.08 through four starts this season, allowing just 17 hits and zero home runs.
Indians minor league lefthander Harold Guerrero finished last season with low Class A Lake County but had not yet debuted this season. The 21-year-old spent the majority of 2011 with short-season Mahoning Valley, where he ran up a 6.14 ERA in 16 appearances, seven of them starts. He struck out 36 and walked 25 in 48 1/3 innings.
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