Fernando Tatis Jr Suspended 80 Games For Testing Positive For PED's

Major League Baseball has announced that Fernando Tatis Jr has tested positive for PED's and will be suspended 80 games. Here is the statement by Major League Baseball:

"The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. has received an 80-game suspension without pay after testing positive for Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program," MLB said.

The San Diego Padres released a statement following the news of the suspension:

We were surprised and extremely disappointed to learn today that Fernando Tatis Jr. tested positive for a performance enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball's join prevention and treatment program and subsequently received an 80-game suspension without pay. We fully support the program and are hopeful that Fernando will learn from this experience.

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