The Minnesota Twins issued a statement on today's announcement by Major League Baseball that right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana has been suspended for 80 games for a violation of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Minnesota Twins right-handed pitcher Ervin Santana has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance, in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
The Minnesota Twins announced tonight that they have optioned catcher Josmil Pinto to Triple-A Rochester. Pinto hit .316 (6-for-19) with one double in eight games. Additionally, the Twins have reassigned catcher Eric Fryer to Minor League camp.