Diamondbacks OF Prospect Matt Railey Suspended Fifty Games


Arizona Diamondbacks outfield prospect Matt Railey has been suspended fifty games by Major League Baseball for testing positive for the stimulant Amphetamine according to a tweet by azcentral sports Nick Piecoro.

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The 19 year old center-fielder was drafted by the Diamondbacks in the third round of the 2013 June Amateur draft out of North Florida Christian high school in Tallahassee, Florida.

Railey played in 13 games spanning 45 at bats for rookie level Missoula in the Pioneer League in 2014. He hit .267/.327/.556 (.882 OPS), with 2 home runs, seven runs batted in, while striking out seven times and walking four times.

The Diamondbacks have not officially commented on the situation. We will update this story as we learn more information.

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