Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano will reportedly be suspended by the MLB for steroid use, according to multiple reports coming out of the Dominican Republic, where the star infielder is from.
Multiple reporters out of the Dominican Republic tweeted this afternoon that Cano, 35, will be suspended by the MLB for alleged steroid use.
Cano is currently injured. An announcement on his alleged suspension could reportedly come today.
Here are some of the tweets, translated into English:
“BREAKING NEWS: According to the record and non-official reports, dominican All-Star Robinson Cano will be suspended for Steroid Use, could be announced today,” tweeted Hector Gomez.
“Unofficial reports… Supposedly… Robinson Canó would have stepped on the ground on steroids. It would be a great pity,” tweeted Franklin Mirabal.
BREAKING NEWS: According to off the record sources and non-official reports, dominican All-Star Robinson Cano will be suspended for Steroid Use, could be announced today.#ZDeportes @z101digital @ZDeportes
— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) May 15, 2018
Robinson Canó habría pisado el terreno de los esteroides.
¡Sería una Gran Pena¡.
— FRANKLIN MIRABAL (@Elreydelaradio) May 15, 2018
Cano, 35, is a career .300 hitter. He’s an eight-time All-Star and a five-time Silver Slugger winner.
The second baseman is hitting .287 this season with 4 home runs and 23 RBI. He’s making $24 million this season.
Update: Ken Rosenthal has confirmed the suspension. It will be for 80 games.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May 15, 2018