Official list of MLB’s Biogenesis suspensions

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

Major League Baseball dropped a bombshell today suspending 12 players for their roles in the Biogenesis scandal. Earlier we had a list provided by Ken Rosenthal, now we have a list straight from MLB.com.

Players receiving 50-game suspensions without pay for their violations of the Program are:

• Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Antonio Bastardo

• San Diego Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera

• New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli

• Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz (who already released a statement)

• Padres pitcher Fautino De Los Santos, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A San Antonio Missions of the Texas League

• Houston Astros pitcher Sergio Escalona, who is currently of the roster of the Double-A Corpus Christi Hooks of the Texas League

• Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders of the International League

• Seattle Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers of the Pacific Coast League

• Free agent pitcher Jordan Norberto

• Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta

• New York Mets outfielder Cesar Puello, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Binghamton Mets of the Eastern League

• Mets infielder/outfielder Jordany Valdespin, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s of the Pacific Coast League

Notes:

  • Norberto’s suspension will take place immediately when he signs with another Major League organization.
  • All suspensions are effective immediately.
  • None of the suspended players listed above will appeal.
  • Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera will not receive additional discipline having already served a 50 game suspension.
  • Oakland Athletics pitcher Bartolo Colon will not receive additional discipline having already served a 50 game suspension.
  • San Diego Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal will not receive additional discipline having already served a 50 game suspension.
  • MLB found no violations by Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez and Baltimore Orioles infielder Danny Valencia

Topics: MLB, Nelson Cruz, New York Yankees, Texas Rangers

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