MLB suspensions: Astros reliever Sergio Escalona named, to miss 50 games

Dilip Vishwanat

The current Houston minor leaguer is one of the names on the Biogenesis suspension list.

Houston traded away one minor leaguer on the Biogenesis list in Fernando Martinez, but now it's got another. As the complete list of players who will be suspended was released Monday, it came out that Houston's Sergio Escalona is on the list and faces a 50-game suspension.

Escalona, 29, is a left-handed reliever who spent three seasons with the AStros, but only pitched in one of them for the major league team. The lefty threw 27 2/3 innings in 2011 as part of the bullpen, posting a 2.93 ERA and a 2-1 record in 49 games. He was injured in 2012, though, missing the entire season.

He returned this year and was assigned to Double-A Corpus Christi. There, Escalona was 1-2 with one save in 12 appearances, posting a 6.60 ERA in 15 innings. Escalona was originally acquired from Philadelphia in 2011 for minor league second baseman Albert Cartwright.

Here is the complete list of players who accepted 50 game suspensions today:

50-game suspensions - accepted by player

50 game suspension - appealed by player

No additional discipline

No Violations



More from TCB

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join The Crawfish Boxes

You must be a member of The Crawfish Boxes to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Crawfish Boxes. You should read them.

Join The Crawfish Boxes

You must be a member of The Crawfish Boxes to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at The Crawfish Boxes. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9351_tracker