Free agent Minor Leaguer Schierholtz suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League outfielder Nate Schierholtz has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Ibutamoren, a growth hormone secretagogue and performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

August 5th, 2016

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League outfielder Nate Schierholtz has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Ibutamoren, a growth hormone secretagogue and performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Schierholtz is effective immediately upon his signing with another Major League organization.