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.’READ MORE: Protestors In Detroit Petition To Grant Immigrant Status To Haitian Migrants
A January story in the Miami New Times reported that Carrillo was one of 7 baseball players involved in a steroid probe investigation.READ MORE: First Lady Jill Biden To Visit Royal Oak On Friday
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.MORE NEWS: Michigan Budget Boosts Child Care, Keeps Caregiver Pay Hike
Carrillo was drafted by the San Diego Padres in 2005.