Drug Suspensions Chart



The following are the players who have been suspended for violations of Minor League Baseball's Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Violators are given 50 game suspensions for a first violation of the performancing enhancing drug rules, 100 games for a second offense, and a lifetime ban for a third offense, which can be appealed after two years.

MINOR LEAGUE DRUG SUSPENSIONS
NamePos.OrganizationSuspensionComment
Karl GelinasRHPAngels50 games15-15, 4.47 in three seasons
Yusaku IrikiRHPMets50 games1-2, 3.74 for Triple-A Norfolk in 2006
*Justin MallettRHPReds50 games6-10, 4.26 in three seasons
Waner MateoRHPMets50 games9-5, 2.63 in three seasons
Ryan RaffertyRHPRoyals50 gamesSigned out of independent leagues
Ramon RamirezRHPReds50 games13-21, 3.93 in five seasons
Jorge ReyesRHPMets50 games8-11, 4.21 in three seasons
*Matt RicoRHPDevil Rays100 gamesConverted from OF to mound in 2005
Edward RodriguezRHPBlue Jays50 gamesBlue Jays No. 28 prospect in 2004
Angel RochaLHPDiamondbacks100 games14-24, 4.93 in four seasons
Yonathan SiviraOFCardinals50 games.276/.336/.399 in four seasons
Matt VarnerRHPPadres50 games7-9, 3.51 in two seasons


*Suspended for violation of recreational drug rules.