Angels Minor Leaguer Bates suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Los Angeles Angels Minor League right-handed pitcher Nathan Bates has received a 50-game suspension following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

May 25th, 2018

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Los Angeles Angels Minor League right-handed pitcher Nathan Bates has received a 50-game suspension following a second positive test for a drug of abuse in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Bates, who is currently on the roster of the Double-A Mobile BayBears of the Southern League, is effective immediately.