The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that five Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Free agent pitcher Christian Aragon has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Methasterone, a performance-enhancing substance. His suspension will be effective immediately upon signing with another Major League organization.
Cleveland Indians Minor League pitcher Matthew Solter, who is currently on the roster of Single-A Lynchburg, has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Clomiphene. His suspension is effective immediately.
Three Philadelphia Phillies Minor League players -- pitchers Engel Estevez and Robinson Martinez and catcher Carlos Oropeza of the organization’s rookie-level Gulf Coast League team -- have received 25-game suspensions without pay following their violations of the program. All three suspensions are effective immediately.