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Major League Baseball has suspended four minor league players for violating the Drug prevention and treatment program, according to Kyle Glaser of Baseball america.
Those players are as follows:
- Cincinnati Reds pitcher Vladimir Gutierrez: 80 games for testing positive for stanozolol.
- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Reza Aleaziz: 50 games for testing positive for amphetamine.
- Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Juan Idrogo: 72 games for testing positive for gw501516.
- Minnesota Twins second baseman José Rosario: 50 games after a second positive test for a drug of abuse.
Gutierrez, 24, spent last season in Triple-A for the Louisville Bats, 6-11 with a 6.04 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 117 strikeouts in 137 innings. It is considered the 15th prospect in the Cincinnati farming system by MLB.com.
He has been invited to the reds Big League Camp in each of the last two seasons
Aleaziz, 24, finished 2019 4-0 with a 2.37 ERA, 1.48 WHIP and 34 strikeouts in 30.1 innings between the Rookie and Advanced Class A levels.
Idrogo, 17, was an international signing for the Dodgers in 2019. Neither of them Aleaziz and Idrogo are considered among the top 30 prospects in the Dodgers’ farming system by MLB.com.
Rosario, 29, was 3-2 with a 3.02 ERA, 1.32 WHIP and 42 strikeouts in 47.2 innings for the New Britain Bees of the Independent League in the 2019 season. He is not considered a top 30 prospect in Minnesota’s agricultural system.