NEW YORK (AP) – Former major league infielder Luis Ugueto was suspended for 30 games and a young pitcher also was penalized Tuesday for violating the minor league drug policy.

Ugueto, in the Kansas City system, was suspended for 15 games in May under the steroids policy. He was hitting .208 with seven home runs and 29 RBIs for Triple-A Omaha.

Ugueto, 26, played for the Seattle Mariners in 2002-03. In 74 major league games, he hit .214 with one home run.

Reliever Nic Slack of the Milwaukee organization was suspended for 15 games.

The 22-year-old righty was 3-4 with five saves and a 6.54 ERA for Class A Brevard County.

There have been 84 suspensions issued this season for violations of the minor league drug program.


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