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Former Bulldog Bo Thompson Suspended 50 Games

New York, NY (WCSC) - Bo Thompson, a former 1st baseman at The Citadel, was one of 2 Yankees minor leaguers suspended for 50 games on Monday for violating baseball's drug program. 


Along with Thompson, RiverDogs pitcher Andy Beresford was also suspended. 


In a press release, Major League Baseball said the pair tested positive for amphetamines. 


Thompson was a 13th round pick of the Yankees in this year's draft. He was playing in the Gulf Coast Rookie League and hitting just over .200 with a homer and 10 RBI. In a statement on Twitter, Thompson said "People will love you then, turn there (sic) backs on you QUICK". 


Beresford, a 19th round pick by the Yankees in 2013, had pitched in 13 games for the RiverDogs this season (including 7 starts) going 1-2 with a 4.35 ERA. 

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