12 players have been suspended in connection with Biogenesis- PED scandal that has rocked Major League Baseball. The 50 game-suspensions will begin immediately.
Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta, Phillies reliever Antonio Bastardo, Mets outfielder Jordany Valdespin, Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera, free-agent pitcher Jordan Norberto, Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli, Mariners catcher Jesus Montero, Mets outfielder Cesar Puello, Astros reliever Sergio Escalona, Padres reliever Fautino De Los Santos and Yankees outfielder Fernando Martinez.
Yankees star third-baseman Alex Rodriguez is still expected to be suspended at some point but ARod will be on the diamond tonight. Brewers Ryan Braun is currently serving a 65-game suspension that was issued last week.