Prospects Hunter, Salcedo suspended following drug-policy violations

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that two Minor League players have been suspended following their violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Philadelphia Phillies Minor League right-handed pitcher Skylar Hunter has received a 50-game suspension without pay after a second positive test for a Drug of Abuse. The suspension of Hunter, who is currently on the roster of the Single-A Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League, will be effective at the start of the 2016 SAL season.

Los Angeles Dodgers Minor League right-handed pitcher Adrian Salcedo has received a 144-game suspension without pay following a positive test for a metabolite of Boldenone, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Program. The suspension of Salcedo, who is currently on the roster of the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers of the Pacific Coast League, will be effective upon the completion of his current suspension.