Milwaukee Makers catcher Pedro Severino has actually been put on hold for 80 video games adhering to a favorable medicine examination
NEW YORK CITY– Milwaukee catcher Pedro Severino was put on hold for 80 video games on Tuesday adhering to a favorable medicine examination, the 4th significant leaguer punished in 2 days.
Severino evaluated favorable for the performance-enhancing material Clomiphene, the commissioner’s workplace stated. The medicine is made use of to generate ovulation.
Severino will certainly shed concerning half his $1.9 million wage. He asked forgiveness to the Colleagues, followers and also makers.
” Considering that late 2020, my spouse and also I had actually been attempting to begin a household unsuccessfully,” Severino stated in a declaration released by the gamers’ organization. “When we went back to the Dominican Republic after the 2021 period, we looked for clinical support to identify why we had actually not prospered. Among the medical professionals I talked to recommended me with a drug to deal with inability to conceive problems. I currently recognize that the medicine consisted of Clomiphene. I approve duty for this blunder and also have actually chosen not to test my suspension.”
A seven-year big league expert, the 28-year-old remains in his initial period with the Makers after betting Washington and also Baltimore. He struck.248 with 11 homers and also 46 RBIs last period for the Orioles, leaving him with a. 235 job standard with 33 homers and also 133 RBIs.
” I have actually been evaluated greater than 100 times in my job and also I had never ever had a concern,” Severino stated.
Severino batted.435 with 2 homers and also 9 RBIs in 8 springtime training video games. He was anticipated to act as the primary back-up to 2021 All-Star Omar Narváez, filling up a gap that was developed when the Atlanta Braves authorized Manny Piña far from Milwaukee.
Various other catchers on the Makers’ 40-man lineup are Mario Feliciano and also Brett Sullivan. Feliciano has one video game of MLB experience and also Sullivan has actually never ever played in the majors.
3 freelances were put on hold Monday adhering to favorable examinations for Boldenone: outfielder/first baseman Danny Santana, bottle Richard Rodríguez and also infielder José Rondón. Those were the initial suspensions given that the big league medicine screening program returned to March 11 adhering to a 99-day suspension throughout the lockout.
All the favorable examinations arised from pee examples taken prior to the lockout begun Dec. 2, yet MLB ended it can not introduce self-control throughout the lockout, an individual acquainted with the screening program informed The Associated Press, talking on problem of privacy since that information was not revealed.
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