NEW YORK — Major League Baseball has suspended three minor league pitchers after they examined constructive for a performance-enhancing substance.
The penalties had been introduced on Friday.
Melvi Acosta, a 27-year-old right-hander with Minnesota’s Triple-A affiliate in St. Paul, was suspended for 80 video games with out pay after testing constructive for Stanozolol. Acosta performed for three minor league groups this yr, going 3-1 with a 3.61 ERA in 26 appearances.
Jendersson Caraballo, a 22-year-old right-hander on the roster for the Dominican Summer League White Sox, acquired a 60-game suspension for testing constructive for Stanozolol.
Braudin Ciprian, a 21-year-old right-hander on the roster with the Dominican Summer League Brewers, was additionally suspended for 60 video games after testing constructive for Stanozolol.
Acosta’s suspension is efficient instantly, whereas the penalties for Caraballo and Ciprian shall be efficient initially of their 2023 seasons.