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8/29/2013 4:39 P.M. ET

Three Minor Leaguers suspended for PED use

Three Minor Leaguers were suspended on Thursday for violating the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Phillies right-hander Gustavo Armas, currently with the Venezuelan Summer League Phillies, received a 50-game suspension after testing positive for a metabolite of Nandrolone.

Tigers shortstop Moises Bello, also in the Venezuelan Summer League, was suspended for 50 games after testing positive for a metabolite of Boldenone.

White Sox catcher Nicholas Parent, currently at Rookie-level Bristol, received a 50-game suspension for testing positive for metabolites of Stanozolol. Parent is the son of White Sox bench coach Mark Parent.

All suspensions begin immediately.

Cash Kruth is a reporter for MLB.com. Follow him on Twitter at @cashkruth. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.