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Jonathan Singleton Banned 50 Games for Marijuana Use

Worst news for the worst current organization.

http://espn.go.com/mlb/story/_/id/8829470/jonathan-singleton-prospect-houston-astros-suspended-50-games

In Singleton's words:

"I was informed today that I have tested positive for marijuana,'' Singleton said in the statement. "As a result, I am being suspended for the first 50 games of the 2013 season. I accept the penalty and take full responsibility for my actions. I apologize to my parents, the Houston Astros and (general manager) Jeff Luhnow.

"The Astros have been nothing but supportive of me and good to me in my short time with the organization. My hope is to use this as a learning experience and spend the rest of my career proving to myself and the baseball community that this was a lapse in judgment, and is not in any way indicative of my character or my dedication to baseball or to my team.''

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