Yankees Minor Leaguer Rodriguez suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Yankees Minor League right-handed pitcher Wilking Rodriguez has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Furosemide, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Rodriguez, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League, is effective immediately.