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2020 Minor League drug suspensions

Players who violated MiLB Drug Prevention, Treatment Program
January 17, 2020

Players who violate the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program are subject to suspensions from the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball. Players who test positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance or test positive twice for a drug of abuse (definition updated Dec. 12, 2019) can receive suspensions as well as

Players who violate the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program are subject to suspensions from the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball. Players who test positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance or test positive twice for a drug of abuse (definition updated Dec. 12, 2019) can receive suspensions as well as players who refuse to take a drug test.
Suspensions are announced by the Office of the Commissioner of Baseball. Major League Baseball handed out 51 drug-related suspensions in 2019, 75 in 2018, 87 in 2017, 100 in 2016, 108 in 2015, 63 in 2014, 60 in 2013 and 105 in 2012.

Minor League suspensions in 2020
DateNameParent clubSuspension
Jan 17RHP Justin Lawrence*Rockies80 games for positive test of Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone
Feb. 19INF/OF Pablo ReyesPirates80 games for positive test of Boldenone
Feb. 21C Edward GuzmanReds50 games for positive test of Amphetamine
Feb. 21RHP Kyle HillMariners50 games for positive test for Amphetamine
Feb. 21OF Ryan ShinnMets50 games for positive test for Ritalinic Acid
March 6INF Domingo Leyba*D-backs80 games for positive test for Boldenone
May 1RHP Emmanuel Clase*Indians80 games for positive test for Boldenone
June 28RHP Vladimir GutierrezReds80 games for positive test for Stanozolol
June 28RHP Reza AleazizDodgers50 games for positive test for Amphetamine
June 28RHP Juan IdrogoDodgers72 games for positive test for gw501516
June 28INF Jose RosarioTwins50 games for second positive test of drug of abuse
*-- suspended under MLB program as member of 40-man roster