BOSTON -- The Commissioner's Office announced on Tuesday that Minor League catcher Mark Thomas has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program for a drug of abuse.
The suspension of Thomas, who is on the roster of the Double-A Montgomery Biscuits of the Southern League, is effective immediately.
Thomas was hitting .151 with four home runs and 23 RBIs.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.