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Report: Robinson Cano To Be Suspended For 80 Games

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Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano was placed on the 10-day disabled list earlier this week after fracturing a bone in his hand. On Tuesday, Cano got more bad news, this time from Major League Baseball itself.

Cano will reportedly be suspended for 80 days for violating baseball's joint drug agreement, according to Ken Rosenthal of the Athletic.

The news was initially reported by multiple reporters out of the Dominican Republic, where Robinson Cano was from.

Cano's suspension likely won't start until he returns from injury, a timetable that is still up in the air after Cano revealed surgery is a possibility. The MLB released a statement, claiming Cano did not test positive for PED's, but he did test positive for Furosemide, a diuretic.

Cano, 35, is a career .300 hitter. He's an eight-time All-Star and a five-time Silver Slugger winner.

The MLB star also released a statement confirming the news.

He'll be forced to sit out 80 games as this is his first violation of the MLB's drug policy. A second violation results in a 160 game suspension, while a third results in a lifetime ban from the sport.