NEW YORK (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirates left-hander Nik Turley has been suspended for 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.
The commissioner's office said Saturday that Turley tested positive for Ipamorelin. The suspension will start at the beginning of the regular season.
The 28-year-old Turley made his major league debut last year for Minnesota, going 0-2 with an 11.21 earned-run average in 10 appearances. Pittsburgh claimed him off waivers in November.
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