2 Detroit Tigers minor leaguers suspended for violating drug program
iStock/DegasMMDETROIT - Two players in the Detroit Tigers system and two other minor leaguers have been suspended after testing positive for banned substances. Washington Nationals pitcher Steven Fuentes, with Double-A Harrisburg, was suspended 50 games after testing positive for Heptaminol, a stimulant. Detroit shortstop Pavin Parks, with the rookie-level Gulf Coast League Tigers, was suspended 52 games for a positive test for Trenbolone, a performance-enhancing substance. Tigers first baseman Reynaldo Rivera, with Class A West Michigan, was penalized 80 games after a positive test for Trenbolone. Cincinnati outfielder Nate Scantlin, with rookie-level Billings of the Pioneer League, was banned 100 games after his third positive test for a drug of abuse.