Na­tion­als’ Bur­riss sus­pended for drug vi­o­la­tions

The Washington Times Daily - - SPORTS -

NEW YORK | Em­manuel Bur­riss, a seven-year ma­jor league vet­eran who spent last sea­son with Philadel­phia, was among eight play­ers sus­pended un­der the sport’s mi­nor league drug pro­gram.

A 32-year-old on the ros­ter of the Wash­ing­ton’s Triple-A Syra­cuse Chiefs, Bur­riss was sus­pended for 50 games af­ter a sec­ond pos­i­tive test for a drug of abuse, the com­mis­sioner’s of­fice said Tues­day.

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