On Aug. 28, Sale was suspended without pay by Major League Baseball for 50 games after violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. He tested positive for methamphetamine and an amphetamine.
In two seasons in the Rays organization, he has hit .238 with 14 home runs and 59 RBIs in 134 games.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.