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Three Minor League players suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Free agent Minor League right-handed pitcher Jose Hernandez has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the program. The suspension of Hernandez will be effective immediately upon his signing with another Major League organization.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Free agent Minor League right-handed pitcher Jose Hernandez has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the program. The suspension of Hernandez will be effective immediately upon his signing with another Major League organization.

Boston Red Sox Minor League right-handed pitcher Yankory Pimentel has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the program. The suspension of Pimentel, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Portland Sea Dogs of the Eastern League, is effective immediately.

Texas Rangers Minor League right-handed pitcher Yerry Rodriguez has received a 75-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Hydrochlorothiazide, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the program. The suspension of Rodriguez, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Dominican Summer League Rangers, is effective immediately.