The players suspended Monday for what
Alex Rodriguez, 3B,
Joined Texas in 2006 as part of multiple-player trade with the
Everth Cabrera, SS, San Diego
Native of Nicaragua last year became the first
Signed by Cleveland from the Dominican Republic in 1999 and acquired by Detroit in 2010. A two-time All-Star, including this season. Finished second among AL shortstops with a .988 fielding percentage last season. Hit two-run home run in first game of 2012
Signed by the Yankees in 2003 as an amateur free agent, he has appeared in only 17 games this season because of a broken finger on right hand and discomfort in his right elbow. A Venezuelan, he has played parts of six seasons for the Yankees and has a .271 career batting average. Age: 27.
A Venezuelan, he was signed by the Yankees in 2006 and appeared in 18 games for them during his MLB debut season of 2011. Traded to Seattle in 2012, he batted .260 with 15 home runs and 20 doubles in 135 games. This season, he was demoted to triple A and was then sidelined by a torn meniscus in his left knee. He hasn't played for the Mariners since May 20. Age: 23.
Signed by the Phillies in 2005 as an amateur free agent from the Dominican Republic, the left-handed reliever had a 3-2 record and career-best 2.32 earned-run average in 48 appearances this season. Age: 27.
Signed by the Mets in 2007 from the Dominican Republic as an amateur free agent, Valdespin is a career .219 hitter with 12 home runs and 42 RBI over 160 games spanning the last two seasons. He played all three outfield positions, second base and shortstop this year and last year for the Mets. Age: 25.
Signed by the Mets in 2007 from the Dominican Republic as an amateur free agent, he is batting .328 with 16 home runs, 73 RBIs and 24 stolen bases in 90 games for double-A Binghamton while holding a spot on the Mets' 40-man roster. Age: 22.
Released by the San Diego Padres on May 15, he had been injured most of this season, throwing only 21/3 innings for triple-A Tucson. A Dominican, the right-hander made 40 appearances and had a 4.21 ERA with the
Signed by the
Martinez was batting .182 in 35 plate appearances for the Houston Astros before being traded to the Yankees on June 18. A Dominican, he was once ranked as MLB's No. 22 overall prospect by Baseball America, but he has a career .206 average in five big league seasons. He has not played for the Yankees. Age: 24.
Released by the Oakland Athletics on May 8, Norberto had a 4-1 record and 2.77 ERA in 37 appearances for A's in 2012 before suffering from shoulder problems. The Dominican left-hander has thrown just 11/3 innings for triple-A Sacramento this season. Age: 26.