2 minor league players, including Pittsburgh infielder, suspended by MLB for drug violations

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Two minor league players have been suspended by Major League Baseball for drug violations.

Pittsburgh infielder Francisco Acuna, on the roster of Single-A Greensboro, was banned 80 games without pay after testing positive for gw501516, a performance-enhancing substance.

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Arizona pitcher Sebastian Santana, on the roster of the Arizona Complex League D-backs, was suspended 55 games without pay after testing positive for Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance.

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There have been 41 players suspended this year under the minor league drug program.

Seven players have been suspended this year under the major league drug program.

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