Red Sox minor league pitcher Starlin Santos suspended for PEDs

Red Sox minor leaguer suspended 60 games for PEDs originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

A Boston Red Sox minor leaguer was one of three players suspended Friday for performance-enhancing drugs.

Starlin Santos, a left-handed pitcher for the Dominican Summer League Red Sox, received a 60-game suspension after testing positive for Stanozolol. Free-agent infielder Luis Curbelo was suspended for 80 games and Miami Marlins outfielder Deivis Mosquera received a 60-game ban for PED use.

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Santos, 20, has a 3.76 ERA over two seasons and 83.2 innings pitched in the Dominican Summer League. Last season, he went 3-2 with a 3.82 ERA in 14 starts.

The suspension makes Santos the third Red Sox player popped for PEDs this year. Utility man Danny Santana and veteran right-hander Carlos Martinez both received 80-game bans in the spring.