6 days Mets 2B Canó suspended 162 games by MLB after drug test Manilatimes |Sports
NEW YORK: Strike two against Robinson Canó. The New York Mets second baseman was suspended for 162 games by Major League Baseball on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) after he tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug for the second time in his decorated career. The 38-year-old Canó will miss the entire 2021 season and lose $24 million in salary. The eight-time All-Star hit a robust .316 with 10 home runs and 30 RBIs in this year’s pandemic-shortened season. Minus Canó, the Mets could give offensive sparkplug Jeff McNeil a regular spot at second base — probably his most natural position. ... more