The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Cleveland Indians Minor League pitcher Jeffry Cleto has received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance. The suspension of Cleto, who is currently on the clubâ€™s Dominican Summer League roster, will be effective at the start of the 2010 season.
Chicago Cubs Minor League outfielder Gregorio Robles has received a 100-game suspension after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance. Robles has now tested positive twice for a banned performance-enhancing substance. His first positive test was on 8/13/09 for Boldenone & Clomiphene. The suspension of Robles, who is currently on the clubâ€™s Dominican Summer League roster, will be effective at the start of the 2010 season.
See a complete history of drug suspensions in Major League and Minor League Baseball
Maury Brown is the Founder and President of the Business of Sports Network, which includes The Biz of Baseball, The Biz of Football, The Biz of Basketball and The Biz of Hockey. He is available for hire or freelance. Brown's full bio is here. He looks forward to your comments via email and can be contacted through the Business of Sports Network.
Follow Maury Brown on Twitter
Follow The Biz of Baseball on Twitter
Follow the Business of Sports Network on Facebook