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Friday, July 30, 2021

Mariners’ Hector Santiago, who protested sticky stuff suspension, hit with 80-game ban for PEDs

As it turns out, receiving MLB’s first 10-game suspension for using illegal substances on the mound wasn’t Hector Santiago’s biggest problem.

The Seattle Mariners reliever was hit with an 80-game suspension after testing positive for exogenous testosterone, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand.


Santiago later announced he would not appeal his suspension, claiming that he underwent a hormonal replacement replacement therapy in 2020 while unaffiliated with a club. While he signed a minor league deal that year with the Detroit Tigers, the Tigers released him ahead of the season in July.

 

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: July 30, 2021 at 09:51 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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