Twins Minor Leaguer Rodriguez suspended for 80 games

Outfielder tests positive for performance-enhancing substance

Twins Minor Leaguer Rodriguez suspended for 80 games

Twins Minor League outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez received an 80-game suspension on Thursday after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, 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 for the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings of the International League, is effective immediately.

In 17 games with the Red Wings this season, Rodriguez has batted .234 with one home run and three RBIs.

Quinn Roberts is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.