The destiny of Matt Harvey‘s baseball profession in the meanwhile has been revealed.
Harvey—who testified in court docket in February that he supplied the late Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs with medicine—has obtained a 60-game suspension with out pay that retroactively went into impact on April 29, in response to MLB.com.
In keeping with the positioning, Harvey’s suspension comes because of violating the Main League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Therapy Program.
Harvey—who as soon as performed for the Los Angeles Angels and now could be contracted with the Baltimore Orioles—was suspended by Main League Baseball after he supplied an affidavit within the trial of Eric Kay, per ESPN.
Kay, who was previously the Los Angeles Angels communications director, was delivered to trial over the July 2019 demise of Skaggs—who was present in his Texas lodge room after having suffocated from his personal vomit. Skaggs’ post-mortem decided that he had fentanyl, oxycodone and alcohol in his system.
In February, Harvey testified in court docket that he had used cocaine and oxycodone himself throughout his profession, and likewise supplied Skaggs with oxycodone drugs whereas on the Los Angeles Angels group, per ESPN. All through the trial, Harvey and 4 different Los Angeles Angels alums admitted to receiving opioids from Kay.
After the eight-day trial ensued, a jury discovered Kay responsible on two felony fees (together with offering the medicine that resulted within the demise of Skaggs).