St. Lucie Mets pitcher Estarlin Morel during a game against the Charlotte Stone Crabs at Digital Domain Park in 2011.
New York Mets right-hander Estarlin Morel has been suspended under baseball's minor league drug program.
Morel was given a 25-game suspension for an unspecified violation. The only specified 25-game penalty in the minor league program is for unauthorized use or possession of a syringe.
Morel, 23, was 4-3 with a 4.33 ERA in 21 relief appearances this year for St. Lucie of the Florida State League and hasn't allowed a decision or given up a run during three games with the Class A Savannah Sand Gnats of the South Atlantic League.
There have been 28 suspensions this year under the minor league program.