A minor league pitcher in the Miami Marlins’ organization was suspended for 50 games. Marlins Minor League pitcher Ronny Fermin has been suspended 50 games for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. A minor league pitcher in the Miami Marlins' organization has been given a 50-game drug suspension. There have been 11 suspensions this year under the minor league program. The suspension will be effective immediately upon the start of the Gulf Coast League season, where Fermin is currently listed as a member of the Marlins' Rookie-level club. The commissioner’s office said the pitcher, the right-hander Ronny Fermin of the rookie-level Gulf Coast League, had tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.