The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
San Francisco Giants Minor League right-handed pitcher Jacob Dunnington has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The suspension of Dunnington, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Augusta GreenJackets of the South Atlantic League, is effective immediately.
Cincinnati Reds Minor League shortstop Cesar Mejia has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for a metabolite of Boldenone. The suspension of Mejia, who is currently on the roster of the Dominican Summer League Reds, is effective immediately.