DETROIT (97.1 The Ticket) – The Detroit Tigers say that minor-league pitcher Cesar Carrillo has been suspended 100 games without pay by Major League Baseball.

DannyKnoblerCBS tweets that Carrillo was suspended for ‘violating drug program.’

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A January story in the Miami New Times reported that Carrillo was one of 7 baseball players involved in a steroid probe investigation.

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The Tigers signed Carrillo to a minor-league contract in June of 2012, and stated Friday that Carrillo’s suspension will be effective at the start of the 2013 championship season.

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Carrillo was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2005.