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.

Atlanta Braves Minor League left-handed pitcher Erick Abreu has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Program. The suspension of Abreu, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Dominican Summer League Braves, is effective immediately.

Cincinnati Reds Minor League right-handed pitchers Israel Cuevas, Felix Jimenez and Enyer Morales have each received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Program. The suspensions of all three players are effective immediately. Cuevas and Morales are on the roster of the rookie-level Dominican Summer League Reds, while Jimenez is on the roster of the rookie-level DSL Reds2.