Mets farmhand Mazzilli suspended 50 games

New York, NY ( – New York Mets minor leaguer L.J. Mazzilli
has been suspended 50 games without pay for violating the Minor League Drug
and Prevention Treatment Program.

This is the second positive test for Mazzilli, who is the son of former major
leaguer Lee Mazzilli.

L.J. Mazzilli is currently on the roster for the Mets’ Single-A team in St.
Lucie of the Florida State League. He has a career average of .293 with 15
homers and 113 RBI in 201 minor league games, mostly at the Single-A level.