Alfonzo, 29, tested positive under Major League Baseball's program. He was demoted to the Giants' Triple-A team in Fresno on Opening Day but remains on the 40-man roster and thus subject to MLB law and order. His 50-game suspension began Thursday.
That's it: I'm going to go ahead and say the Giants aren't going to win the National League West.
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