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MLB Drug Suspensions

Players that have been suspended for violations of the Major League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program since it was established in 2005 (x-tested positive while on 40-man roster):

2013 (14)

Aug. 5 — New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez for 211 games from Aug. 8 through the remainder of the 2013 season and the 2014 seasons. Philadelphia LHP Antonio Bastardo, San Diego SS Everth Cabrera, New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli, Texas OF Nelson Cruz, San Diego RHP Fautino De Los Santos (San Antonio-Texas), Houston LHP Sergio Escalona-x (Corpus Christi-Texas), New York Yankees OF Fernando Martinez-x (Scranton/Wilkes-IL), Seattle C Jesus Montero, free agent LHP Jordan Norberto-x, Detroit SS Jhonny Peralta, New York Mets OF Cesar Puello-x (Binghamton-Eastern) and New York Mets INF Jordany Valdespin-x (Las Vegas-PCL), 50 games each for violations of drug agreement and collective bargaining agreement.

July 29 — Ryan Braun, OF, Milwaukee, 65 games (remainder of season), violations of drug agreement and collective bargaining agreement.

2012 (8)

Nov. 27 — Carlos Ruiz, C, Philadelphia, 25 games, amphetamine.

Nov. 7 — Yasmani Grandal, C, San Diego, 50 games, testosterone.

Nov. 2 — Ryan Adams, SS, Baltimore, 25 games, amphetamine.

Aug. 22 — Bartolo Colon, RHP, Oakland, 50 games, testosterone.

Aug. 15 — Melky Cabrera, OF, San Francisco, 50 games, testosterone.

June 25 — Marlon Byrd, OF, free agent, 50 games, Tamoxifen.

June 19 — Freddy Galvis, INF, Philadelphia, 50 games, Clostebol metabolite.

May 7 — Guillermo Mota, RHP, San Francisco, 100 games, Clenbuterol.

2011 (2)

Dec. 4 — Manny Ramirez, OF, free agent, 50 games, violation.

Aug. 19 — Mark Rogers, P, Milwaukee, stimulant.

Ramirez announcement of pending issue made on April 8 while with Tampa Bay, when he opted to retire. On Dec. 4, Ramirez applied for reinstatement from voluntary retired list. MLB and the MLBPA agreed that he would serve a 50-game suspension for his violation upon his reinstatement after signing with a new club.

2010 (2)

Aug. 20 — Ronny Paulino, C, Florida, 50 games, performance.

April 20 — Edinson Volquez, P, Cincinnati, 50 games, performance.

2009 (4)

May 7 — Manny Ramirez, OF, L.A. Dodgers, 50 games, banned substance.

March 23 — x-Kelvin Pichardo, P, San Francisco, 50 games, performance.

Jan. 6 — x-Sergio Mitre, P, N.Y. Yankees, 50 games, performance.

Jan. 6 — J.C. Romero, P, Philadelphia, 50 games, performance.

2008 (3)

Nov. 11 — x-Henry Owens, P, Florida, 50 games, performance.

May 28 — x-Humberto Cota, C, Colorado, 50 games, performance.

April 30 — x-Eliezer Alfonzo, C, San Francisco, 50 games, performance.

2007 (8)

Dec. 6 — Jay Gibbons, OF, Baltimore, 15 days, performance.

Dec. 6 — Jose Guillen, OF, Kansas City, 15 days, performance.

Nov. 27 — Dan Serafini, P, free agent, 50 games, performance.

Oct. 31 — Mike Cameron, OF, free agent, 25 games, stimulant.

Sept. 7 — Ryan Jorgensen, C, Cincinnati, 50 games, violation.

Aug. 3 — Neifi Perez, INF, Detroit, 80 games, stimulant.

July 6 — Neifi Perez, INF, Detroit, 25 games, stimulant.

May 7 — Juan Salas, P, Tampa Bay, 50 games, performance.

2006 (3)

Nov. 1 — Guillermo Mota, P, free agent, 50 games, performance.

June 12 — Jason Grimsley, P, Arizona, 50 games, performance.

April 28 — x-Yusaku Iriki, P, N.Y. Mets, 50 games, performance.

2005 (12)

Nov. 2 — Matt Lawton, OF, free agent, 10 days, performance.

Oct. 18 — Felix Heredia, P, N.Y. Mets, 10 days, performance.

Oct. 4 — Carlos Almanzar, P, Texas, 10 days, performance.

Sept. 7 — Mike Morse, INF-OF, Seattle, 10 days, performance.

Aug. 2 — Ryan Franklin, P, Seattle, 10 days, performance.

Aug. 1 — Rafael Palmeiro, INF, Baltimore, 10 days, performance.

July 8 — Rafael Betancourt, P, Cleveland, 10 days, performance.

May 2 — Juan Rincon, P, Minnesota, 10 days, unavailable.

April 26 — Jamal Strong, OF, Seattle, 10 days, performance.

April 20 — Agustin Montero, P, Texas, 10 days, unavailable.

April 11 — Jorge Piedra, OF, Colorado, 10 days, unavailable.

April 3 — Alex Sanchez, OF, Tampa Bay, 10 days, performance.