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D-backs minor league pitcher Jose Cabrera suspended for 80 games

Sep 2, 2023, 2:15 PM

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(Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

(Photo by Kevin Abele/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

Arizona Diamondbacks minor league pitcher Jose Cabrera was suspended for 80 games on Saturday under baseball’s minor league drug program following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Boldenone.

The 21-year-old right-hander, who is in his third season with Arizona, was 4-9 with a 5.28 ERA in 23 starts this season for Class A Visalia and Hillsboro.

Pitching for Hillsboro of the Northwest League, Cabrera struck out nine batters over five no-hit innings on Friday at the Vancouver Canadians.

The Diamondbacks signed Cabrera to a minor-league contract on Sept. 24, 2021.

Thirteen players have been disciplined under the minor league program this year.

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