12/13/10 5:14 PM EST
Pirates Minor Leaguer suspended 50 games
By Jenifer Langosch / MLB.com
Lorenzo, 19, will begin serving that suspension at the start of next season.
The Pirates signed Lorenzo as a non-drafted free agent on Nov. 11, 2009. He made his professional debut with the DSL Pirates last season and started 13 games. He finished 2-4 with a 6.56 ERA in 48 innings. Lorenzo struck out 26 and walked 30. Opponents hit .257 against him.
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