Diamondbacks Minor Leaguer Simmons suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League shortstop Kal Simmons has received a 50-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Simmons, who is currently on the roster of the rookie-level Missoula Osprey of the Pioneer League, will be effective at the start of the 2016 Pioneer League season.