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Padres' Mejia, 4 minor leaguers suspended after positive tests

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NEW YORK (AP) — Five minor league pitchers in the Dominican Summer League have been suspended 50 games each after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

Eliseo Batista from the Yankees organization, Marcos Coca and Daniel DelaCruz from the Philadelphia system, Ruben Mejia from the San Diego system and Jose Williams of the Cincinnati organization were penalized Friday.

The suspensions of all five players will start at the opening of the 2011 Dominican Summer League season.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.

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