NEW YORK (AP) -Major League Baseball suspended Philadelphia minor league pitcher Matt Childers for 50 games Saturday for violating the drug prevention and treatment program.
Childers is 4-1 with a 3.41 ERA in seven starts this season for Triple-A Ottawa in the International League. The 28-year-old right-hander has appeared in 11 games in the majors, with Milwaukee in 2002 and Atlanta in 2005.

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