New York's Mazzilli Suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Mets Minor League second baseman L.J. Mazzilli has received a 50-game suspension without pay following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Mazzilli, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A St. Lucie Mets of the Florida State League, is effective at the start of the 2015 season.