Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Reports Indicate Robinson Canó Will Be Suspended 80 Games For PED Use

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Current Mariner and former Yankee Robinson Canó will reportedly be suspended 80 games by MLB for steroid use. The Seattle second-baseman was recently placed on the 10-day disabled list with a fractured fifth metacarpal on his right hand. One of the reports comes from MLB Network Insider Ken Rosenthal, who stated the following in a Tweet: "Source confirms: #Mariners’ Canó will be suspended 80 games for violating baseball’s joint drug agreement." In 39 games this season, Canó was hitting .287 with 4 HRs and 23 RBIs. Before signing with the Mariners as a free-agent before the 2014 season, Canó spent nine seasons in the Bronx as a member of the Yankees. He hit .309 with 204 HRs as a member of The Pinstriped Posers. Over his entire 14-year MLB career, he has hit .304, with 305 HRs, 1,206 RBIs, a .493 slugging percentage and an .848 OPS. He has driven in more than 100 runs four different times in his career. Canó is an eight-time All-Star. Stay tuned for further developments.