Minor-league pitcher Daniel Tuttle was handed a 100-game suspension on Thursday by Major League Baseball for a third violation of the drug policy.
Tuttle, a right-hander who is on the Class A Dayton roster in the Cincinnati Reds' organization, will begin serving the suspension immediately. No specifics were available regarding the type of violation other than MLB called it a "drug of abuse."
Tuttle was 4-3 with a 4.87 ERA in 11 games for Dayton this season. He also pitched in five games in the Arizona League for rookies and went 3-1 with a 3.91 ERA.