Rangers prospect Travis Demeritte was suspended 80 games Thursday for testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. Demeritte was a first-round pick in 2013 (30th overall). The 20-year-old infielder has a career .233/.339/.440/.779 slash line in 205 minor-league games. He hit 25 home runs at Class A in 2014.
Shortstop Travis Demeritte , the 30th overall pick by the Rangers in the recent draft, hit a home run in his first professional at-bat Thursday, for the Rookie League Rangers.
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