McKirahan tested positive for Ipamorelin, a human-growth hormone releasing peptide, and has been suspended 80 games without pay by
Fox Sports first reported McKirahan's suspension.
The 25-year-old left-handed reliever made his major-league debut on April 12 and has appeared in three games for the Braves. McKirahan has a 4.15 earned-run average through 4 1/3 innings.
The Braves claimed McKirahan just before the start of the season after he was waived by the Miami Marlins.
McKirahan may be the fifth major league pitcher in the last month to be suspended for testing positive for PEDs. Braves pitcher