Players suspended under baseball's steroids policy

Updated: June 7, 2006, 1:35 PM ET
ESPN.com

111 players have been suspended since baseball's new steroids policy was implemented prior to the 2005 season. More than half (52 percent) have been pitchers.

April 3, 2005

Alex Sanchez (Tampa Bay Devil Rays) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy

April 4, 2005

38 minor league players were suspended after testing positive for performance-enhancing substances. The positive results were announced after 925 tests of players on the 12 major league teams that hold spring training in Arizona and included one offseason result. Thirty-seven players tested positive for the first time and received an unpaid, 15-game suspension, and one player, David Castillo, a catcher with the Oakland A's, tested positive for the third time and was given an unpaid suspension of 60 games.

April 11, 2005

Jorge Piedra (Colorado Rockies) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy

April 20, 2005

Agustin Montero (Texas Rangers, minor leagues) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy

April 22, 2005

Minor leaguers Grant Roberts (formerly of Mets); Adam Seuss (Houston Astros); Gary Cates Jr, Rafael Diaz and Richard Salazar (Baltimore Orioles); James Jurries and Ricardo Rodriguez (Atlanta Braves); Eider Torres (Cleveland Indians); Damien Myers (formerly of Detroit Tigers) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

April 26, 2005

Minor Leaguer Jamal Strong (Seattle Mariners) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

May 2, 2005

Juan Rincon (Minnesota Twins) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

May 6, 2005

Minor leaguer Darnell McDonald (Cleveland Indians) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 12, 2005

Minor Leaguers Christian Parker, Jonathan Herrera and Marcos Mendoza (Colorado Rockies); Jorge Toca, Robert Valido and Tetsu Yofu (Chicago White Sox), Steven Smyth (Oakland A's); Joshua Cram, Briane Mazone, Oscar Montero and Guillermo Rodriguez (San Francisco Giants) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 13, 2005

Minor Leaguers Wilson Delgado (Florida Marlins); Luis Ugueto and Joshua Pressley (Kansas City Royals); Jeremy Cummings (St. Louis Cardinals) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 20, 2005

Minor Leaguers Thomas Farmer and Health Totten (Los Angeles Dodgers) and Chad Scarbery (Arizona Diamondbacks) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

June 24, 2005

Minor Leaguers Joshua Carter (Philadelphia Phillies); Jeff Kennard (New York Yankees); Brian Walker (New York Mets); Sergio Garcia (Los Angeles Dodgers); Jeffrey Bruksch (Cincinnati Reds) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

July 1, 2005

Minor Leaguer Ramon Castro (Washington Nationals) -- 105 games and fined an undisclosed amount for two separate violations of the program. Minor Leaguer Josh Labandeira (Washington Nationals) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

July 8, 2005

Rafael Betancourt (Cleveland Indians) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

July 15, 2005

Minor Leaguers Carlos Bohorquez (Cincinnati Reds); Alex Santos (Oakland A's); Matt Whiteside (Toronto Blue Jays) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

July 22, 2005

Minor Leaguer Deivi Mendez (New York Yankees) -- 30 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

Aug. 1, 2005

Rafael Palmeiro (Baltimore Orioles) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

Aug. 1, 2005

Ryan Franklin (Seattle Mariners) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

Aug. 12, 2005

Minr Leaguer Wilson Delgado (Florida Marlins) -- 30 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

Aug. 16, 2005

Minor Leaguer Nicholas Slack (Milwaukee Brewers) -- 15 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy. Minior Leaguer Luis Ugueto (Kansas City Royals) -- 30 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

Sept. 7, 2005

Michael Morse (Seattle Mariners) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

Oct. 4, 2005

Carlos Almanzar (Texas Rangers) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

Oct. 18, 2005

Felix Heredia (New York Mets) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

Nov. 2, 2005

Matt Lawton (New York Yankees) -- 10 days for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy.

April 11, 2006

Minor Leaguers Ramon Ramirez (Cincinnati Reds -- Performance Enhancing Substance), Justin Mallet (Cincinnati Reds -- Drug of Abuse), Waner Mateo (New York Mets -- Performance Enhancing Substance); Ryan Rafferty (Kansas City Royals -- Performance Enhancing Substance) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

April 18, 2006

Minor Leaguers Karl Gelinas (Los Angeles Angels -- Performance Enhancing Substance), Jorge Reyes (New York Mets -- Performance Enhancing Substance), Yonathan Sivira (St. Louis Cardinals -- Performance Enhancing Substance); Matthew Varner (San Diego Padres -- Performance Enhancing Substance) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy. Minor Leaguer Angel Rocha (Arizona Diamondbacks) -- 100 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

April 25, 2006

Minor Leaguer Edward Rodriguez (Toronto Blue Jays) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

April 28, 2006

Yusaku Iriki (New York Mets) -- 50 games for violating major league baseball's performance-enhancing drug policy. Note: Iriki, who agreed to a one-year deal with the Mets in January after spending his entire career in Japan, was pitching for Triple-A Norfolk but was on the Mets' 40-man roster.

May 2, 2006

Minor Leaguer Matthew Rico (Tampa Bay Devil Rays) -- 100 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 19, 2006

Minor Leaguer Nerio Rodriguez (Pittsburgh Pirates) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 24, 2006

Minor Leaguer Greg Thissen (Washington Nationals) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 24, 2006

Minor Leaguer Abraham Nunez (San Francisco Giants) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy.

May 31, 2006

Minor Leaguer Yamid Haad (San Francisco Giants) -- 50 games for violating baseball's minor league steroid policy..