Mar 5, 2012; Port Charlotte, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Tim Beckham (29) fields a ground ball during the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Charlotte Sports Park. The Orioles defeated the Rays 3-1. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-US PRESSWIRE
Tampa Bay Rays prospect Tim Beckham, a former first overall pick (2008 MLB Draft), has been suspended for 50 games for violating the Minor League drug program. This is his second drug abuse violation.
The 22-year-old shortstop appeared in 13 games with the Durham Bulls, Tampa Bay's Triple-A affiliate hitting .204/.290/.278 across 62 plate appearances. For his career, he owns a .709 OPS in 440 minor-league games.
Tampa Bay Rays prospect Tim Beckham suspended 50 games - Tampa Bay Times
Tampa Bay Rays minor-leaguer Tim Beckham has been suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball for by drug issues relating to a drug of abuse.
Tim Beckham, the top overall pick in the 2008 Draft, has been suspended 50 games | raysbaseball.com: News
Tim Beckham, the top overall pick in the 2008 Draft, has been suspended 50 games for his second violation for a drug of abuse under the Minor League drug program.