Astros Minor League pitcher Heredia suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Houston Astros Minor League right-handed pitcher Angel Heredia has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol and Boldenone, performance-enhancing substances, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Heredia, who is currently on the roster of the Dominican Summer League Astros, will be effective at the start of this season.