Bowling Green Hot Rods OF/INF Coty Blanchard was suspended for 50 games Tuesday after testing positive for an amphetamine that is a banned stimulant. The suspension is effective immediately.
Blanchard batted .314 with 1 HR, 18 RBI and 4 SB in 39 games with the Hot Rods this year. He is primarily an outfielder (21 games), but also has played first base (9 games), shortstop (8 games) and third base (2 games). He also has played second base in the past.