Dodgers reliever Ronald Belisario has been handed a 25-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy, the Los Angeles Times reported Tuesday night, citing a source.

The source did not specify how Belisario had violated the policy.

During the 2010 season, Belisario left the Dodgers for over a month to receive treatment in a substance-abuse program after facing drunk driving charges and making it difficult for him to receive a visa.  According to the LA Times, he missed more than a month of the regular season to receive treatment in a substance abuse program finishing the season with a 5.04 ERA.

The hard-throwing Venezuelan missed all of last season with visa problems, but had received a valid visa for the next five years.

He is still expected to be in Arizona for the start of spring training, despite not being on the Dodgers' opening-day roster.

Based on reporting by the LA Times.

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