Four Minor League players suspended

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

Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League pitcher Angelo Almonte has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Program. Almonte is currently on the roster of the Club's Dominican Summer League team.

New York Yankees Minor League pitcher Jean Peralta has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Program. Peralta is currently on the roster of the Club's Dominican Summer League team.

Chicago White Sox Minor League pitcher Joselo Pinales has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Program. Pinales is currently on the roster of the Club's Dominican Summer League team.

Baltimore Orioles Minor League pitcher Wally Vrolijk has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Methylhexanamine, a stimulant, in violation of the Program. Vrolijk is currently on the roster of the Club's Dominican Summer League team.

All four suspensions are effective immediately.