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Two Minor League Players Suspended

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Press Release/ August 2nd, 2016

Major League Baseball announced that two Minor League Players have been Suspended


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

Detroit Tigers Minor League left-handed pitcher Drake Britton has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Program. The suspension of Britton, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Toledo Mud Hens of the International League, is effective immediately.
St. Louis Cardinals Minor League second baseman Luke Doyle has received a 100-game suspension without pay following his refusal to take a drug test. The suspension of Doyle, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Johnson City Cardinals of the Appalachian League, is effective immediately upon the completion of his current suspension.

Below is a list of all Minor League Suspensions for 2016

Jan. 8 P.J. Franceson RHP Drug of abuse Columbus CLE 50
Jan. 8 Joseph Colon RHP Drug of abuse Iowa CHC 50
Jan. 19 Zack Dodson LHP Drug of abuse Bowie BAL 100
Jan. 19 Eudor Garcia 3B Bumetanide, Furosemide Columbia NYM 80
Jan. 19 Tyler Williams 1B Drug of abuse Free agent 50
Jan. 22 Jared Burton RHP Drug of abuse Free agent 50
Jan. 22 Derrick Bernard RHP Drug of abuse Free agent 100
Jan. 22 Matt Murray RHP Amphetamine Omaha KC 50
Jan. 28 Tyler Palmer SS Refused drug test Free agent 100
Jan. 28 Luis Mateo SS Amphetamine Free agent 50
Jan. 28 Dylan Brooks RHP Undisclosed violation AZL Giants SF 50
Feb. 3 Ryan Butler RHP Drug of abuse Lake Elsinore SD 50
Feb. 3 Sean Murphy RHP Drug of abuse Midland OAK 50
Feb. 5 Austin Mason RHP Drug of abuse Kane County ARI 50
Feb. 5 Lucas Shearrow RHP Drug of abuse Idaho Falls CWS 50
Feb. 16 Richie Tate RHP Drug of abuse Carolina ATL 100
Feb. 16 Brandon Mann LHP Ostarine (SARM) Nashville OAK 80
Feb. 29 Trever Adams 1B Amphetamine Frisco TEX 50
Feb. 29 Andrew Case RHP Failed to take drug test Vancouver TOR 50
Feb. 29 Jordan Dunatov RHP Drug of abuse AZL Indians CLE 50
Feb. 29 Dan Urbina RHP Drug of abuse Free agent 50
Mar. 2 Tyler Alexander LHP Drug of abuse Free agent 100
Mar. 2 Luke Doyle 2B Amphetamine Johnson City STL 50
Mar. 16 Skylar Hunter RHP Drug of abuse Lakewood PHI 50
Mar. 16 Adrian Salcedo RHP Boldenone Oklahoma City LA 144
Mar. 25 Tanner Kiest RHP Drug of abuse Free agent 50
Mar. 25 Jose Veras RHP Stanozolol DSL Reds CIN 72
Mar. 29 Stephen Dezzi OF Amphetamine Hillsboro ARI 50
Mar. 29 Kameron Loe RHP Dehydrochlormethyl-
testosterone, Methasterone
Charlotte CWS 80
Apr. 1 Cameron Smith LHP Drug of abuse Missoula ARI 50
Apr. 1 Felix Rutledge RHP Undisclosed violation Frederick BAL 50
Apr. 7 Henry Charles OF Nandrolone Free agent 76
Apr. 7 Jose Urena OF Nandrolone Fort Wayne SD 80
Apr. 7 Adam Reifer RHP Ostarine Free agent 76
Apr. 12 Alger Hodgson RHP Stanozolol DSL Braves ATL 72
Apr. 12 David Graybill RHP Drug of abuse AZL Giants SF 50
Apr. 18 Damion Carroll RHP Drug of abuse Charlotte TB 50
Apr. 18 Spenser Watkins RHP Drug of abuse West Michigan DET 50
Apr. 25 Travious Relaford SS Drug of abuse Augusta SF 100
Apr. 25 Brent Jones RHP Drug of abuse Free agent 50
Apr. 28 Reynaldo Rodriguez OF Stanozolol Rochester MIN 80
May 10 Logan Lombana RHP Ibutamoren Cedar Rapids MIN 80
May 10 Clinton Hollon RHP Drug of abuse Lansing TOR 50
May 10 Raul Mondesi (MLB) SS Clenbuterol NW Arkansas KC 50
May 13 Marc Wik UTIL Drug of abuse Lancaster HOU 50
May 20 David Harris OF GHRP-2 Dunedin TOR 76
May 20 Jose Santiago RHP Boldenone Everett SEA 76
May 20 Sebastian Martinez RHP Stanozolol, Furosemide DSL Dodgers LA 72
May 20 Jose A. Rodriguez RHP Stanozolol DSL Rockies COL 72
June 3 Oliver Cedeno C Undisclosed violation DSL Yankees NYY 25
June 3 Jean Carlos De Jesus LHP Undisclosed violation DSL Yankees 2 NYY 25
June 3 Arikson Ramirez RHP Undisclosed violation DSL Yankees 2 NYY 25
June 3 Leyfer Ramirez RHP Undisclosed violation DSL Yankees 2 NYY 25
June 3 Jhostin Vargas RHP Undisclosed violation DSL Yankees 2 NYY 25
June 3 Oscar Tovar RHP Undisclosed violation DSL Athletics OAK 25
June 3 Alvaro Diaz RHP Stanozolol AZL Giants SF 56
June 13 Melvin Novoa C Clostebol AZL Rangers TEX 56
June 13 Jhon Nunez C Undisclosed violation Lowell BOS 25
July 20 Angelo Almonte LHP Stanozolol DSL D-backs ARI 72
July 20 Jean Peralta RHP Stanozolol DSL Yankees NYY 72
July 20 Joselo Pinales RHP Stanozolol DSL White Sox CWS 72
July 20 Wally Vrolijk RHP Methylhexanamine DSL Orioles BAL 50
Aug. 2 Luke Doyle 2B Refused drug test Johnson City STL 100
Aug. 2 Drake Britton LHP Amphetamine Toledo DET 50