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Red Sox, veteran utility man Danny Santana agree to minors deal

The Red Sox and veteran utility man Danny Santana are in agreement on a minor-league deal, as noted on the team’s transactions log at’s Chris Cotillo tweets that Santana will head to the team’s spring facility in Fort Myers before eventually joining their Triple-A affiliate in Worcester. Santana has not yet played in a professional game this season, as he’s been serving an 80-game suspension following a positive PED test.
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Red Sox's Danny Santana: Back in Boston's organization

Santana (suspension) re-signed Thursday with the Red Sox on a minor-league contract, Chris Cotillo of The Springfield Republican reports. Santana has been available on the open market since the winter and likely would have signed with an organization in the spring had he not been handed an 80-game suspension in April for violating baseball's performance-enhancing drugs policy. With the suspension having now lapsed, Santana is eligible to play in games, but the Red Sox are likely to send him to extended spring training in Fort Myers, Fla. for at least a week or two before assigning him to an affiliate. He should ultimately report to Triple-A Worcester, where he'll look to perform well enough to earn a look with the Red Sox as a utility man late in the season.

Reports: Red Sox signing INF/OF Danny Santana

The Boston Red Sox are signing free agent utility player Danny Santana to a minor league contract, multiple outlets reported Thursday. Santana, 31, was suspended by Major League Baseball for the first 80 games this season for violating the policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Santana played in 38 games for the...
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MLB hands Richard Rodríguez, Danny Santana and José Rondón 80-game PED suspensions

Major League Baseball announced performance-enhancing drug-related suspensions for three free agents on Monday: right-handed pitcher Richard Rodríguez and infielders Danny Santana and José Rondón. Each of the three was banned for 80 games after testing positive for the substance Boldenone, "an anabolic androgenic steroid and synthetic derivative of testosterone that was originally developed for veterinary use but has since become one of the more common performance-enhancing drugs that athletes test positive for in sport," according to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

Richard Rodriguez, Danny Santana, Jose Rondon suspended 80 games for PEDs

Major League Baseball announced Monday afternoon that three players — reliever Richard Rodríguez, utilityman Danny Santana and infielder José Rondón — have each been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Boldenone. All three are currently free agents. PED testing had been suspended during the lockout, but Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports (on Twitter) that the trio tested positive before the work stoppage.

Danny Santana, former Red Sox utility man, suspended for 80 games due to PED use

Santana played 38 games for the Red Sox last season. Former Red Sox infielder Danny Santana was suspended 80 games by MLB after testing positive for PEDs. Santana was one of three players suspended, per the Athletic’s Britt Ghiroli. The others –infielder José Rondón and pitcher Richard Rodríguez — were both free agents as well.