According to the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball, Mets minor league catcher Adrian Abreu has received a 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol, the same performance-enhancing drug for which Jenrry Mejia was suspended earlier this year.
The Mets signed Adrian Abreu as an 18-year-old out of the Dominican Republic during the 2009-2010 international free agent signing period. He made his debut with the organization in 2010, assigned to the Dominican Summer League roster. He played there until the 2012 season, compiling a .257/.379/.366 batting line over 130 games. He made his stateside debut in 2013, assigned to the Kingsport Mets, where he hit .182/.339/.284 in 31 games.
He was promoted to the Brooklyn Cyclones in 201 where, as a 23-year-old, he hit .236/.325/.316 in 53 games. Abreu split time with the Savannah Sand Gnats and the St. Lucie Mets in 2014, hitting a combined .188/.278/.234. Behind the dish, Abreu wasn't particularly known for his defense, either. In just over 150 games as a catcher, he sports a 33% caught-stealing rate, having allowed 173 stolen bases in 260 attempts.
Through he appeared primarily as a catcher over the majority of his minor league career, Abreu also appeared in 46 games as a first baseman, five games as a right fielder, and four games as a left fielder.