Detroit Tigers pitcher Gregory Soto, who spent the 2018 season with the Class A Lakeland Flying Tigers, has been suspended for 20 games.
According to the MLB, he was suspended under Article XII(B), for “conduct detrimental to baseball.”
MLive reporter Evan Woodbery shared this, which explains the finer details of the above article.
From the CBA— Evan Woodbery (@evanwoodbery) January 11, 2019
"Players may be disciplined for just cause for conduct that is materially
detrimental or materially prejudicial to the best interests of Baseball
including, but not limited to, engaging in conduct in violation of federal, state or local law." https://t.co/lBamqVMv1U
There is no further detail on what actions resulted in this suspension. The suspension will be served starting at the beginning of the 2019 season, and if more information becomes available, we will provide updates.