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Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey faces 60-day ban for prohibited drug

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Posted at 5:40 PM, May 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 17:40:38-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has received a 60-game suspension without pay for participating in the distribution of a prohibited Drug of Abuse, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.

It is a violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Harvey’s 60-day suspension is retroactive to April 29, 2022.

Harvey hasn’t pitched in a game for the Orioles this season.

Last year, he sported a 6.27 ERA with a 6-14 record.