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Abad, Garner given lengthy suspensions

Free agent out 80 games; Cubs righty gets 100-game ban
June 7, 2018

A bad season for Cubs right-hander David Garner got worse on Thursday.The 2013 seventh-round pick was handed a 100-game suspension by the Commissioner's Office after failing his third drug test and second since March. Free agent lefty Fernando Abad was also given an 80-game suspension after he tested positive for

Four Minor Leaguers get 50-game suspensions

Three receive bans for drug of abuse, one for undisclosed violation
March 23, 2018

Though Opening Day is less than two weeks away, four Minor Leaguers found out Friday that the start of their 2018 season will be delayed.Cubs right-hander David Garner, Red Sox catcher Oscar Hernández, Cardinals right-hander Matt Pearce and Pirates infielder Andrew Walker were each suspended 50 games for violations of