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Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended, tests positive for banned substance

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced Friday that San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was given 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.

Tatis’ suspension is effective immediately.

Tatis, 23, is currently on the injured list with a broken left wrist and had recently started a rehabilitation period that left him in line for a return later this month.

Tatis has a .292/.369/.596 slash over 273 games in three big league seasons.

The Padres released the following statement:

“We were surprised and very disappointed to learn that Fernando Tatis Jr. tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance in violation of the Major League Baseball Joint Prevention and Treatment Program and subsequently received an 80-game suspension without payment. We fully support the program and hope Fernando will learn from this experience.”

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