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Dragons first baseman suspended 50 games

Dayton Dragons first baseman Montrell Marshall received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive drug test, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.

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The Dragons placed Marshall, a 12th-round draft pick in 2014, on the restricted list Thursday. He was hitting .181 in 65 games.

Marshall, a first cousin of former Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips, had a walk-off single in the Midwest League All-Star Game in June.

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