Free agent Minor Leaguer Schierholtz suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that free agent Minor League outfielder Nate Schierholtz has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Ibutamoren, a growth hormone secretagogue and performance-enhancing substance, in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The suspension of Schierholtz is effective immediately upon his signing with another Major League organization.