Three Minor League players suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

August 1st, 2018

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that three Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Baltimore Orioles Minor League pitcher Ruben Garcia, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Aberdeen IronBirds of the New York-Penn League, has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Pittsburgh Pirates Minor League pitcher Eddison Polonia, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Dominican Summer League Pirates 2, has received a 72-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Stanozolol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Washington Nationals Minor League outfielder Jonathan Pryor, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Auburn Doubledays of the New York-Penn League, has received a 76-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.