Boston Red Sox right-hander Steven Wright has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for Growth Hormone Releasing Peptide 2.
Wright won't be paid during the suspension and he'll be placed on the restricted list. He won't be eligible to pitch in the postseason.
The Red Sox released the following statement:
"The Boston Red Sox fully support Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program and its efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing substances from the game. While we are disappointed by the news of this violation, we will look to provide the appropriate support to Steven at this time. Going forward, the club will not comment further on the matter."