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Written by The Staff   
Saturday, 16 June 2007 20:33

PhilliesThe Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Philadelphia Phillies Minor League player Matt Childers has been suspended for 50 games, effective today, for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Childers is currently with Triple-A Ottawa of the International League.

The exact nature of the violation (a positive for performance-enhancing drugs, or a positive for a drug of abuse) was not announced.

Childers' violation brings the total of minor league drug violations to fifteen so far this season. By comparison, that total was not reached until July 20th of last season. The total for all minor league violations last season was twenty four. 

To view all historical information on drug violations within MLB, and Minor League baseball, check The Biz of Baseball's Drug Violations page 

 
 
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