Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for drug distribution

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Posted at 2:03 PM, May 17, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-19 13:50:41-04

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey has been suspended for 60 games by Major League Baseball for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse.

The former New York Mets star admitted in February during a trial in federal court to using cocaine in New York and California. A 33-year-old right-hander, Harvey agreed last month to a minor league contract with the Orioles that would have a $1 million salary if he is added to the 40-man roster.

He has been working out at Baltimore’s extended spring training facility and has not pitched in any games.