Three minor league players were suspended on Monday by Major League Baseball for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brandon Bayardi, who is with the Orem Owls of the Pioneer League, was suspended for 50 games as was New York Mets minor league pitcher Daniel Huchingson. Huchingson, who is with Double-A Binghamton, is a two-time offender.
Toronto Blue Jays minor league catcher Sean Ochinko, who is on the Triple-A Buffalo roster, also was suspended for 50 games.
The suspensions of all three players are effective immediately.