Fernando Tatis is out of MLB for another 80 games


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Feb 20, 2019

It is all disappointment. Dominican fans will not be able to enjoy the trio of Juan Soto, Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr with the Padres until well into the next season. Fernando Tatis will not play in the World Baseball Classic for the Dominican team.

San Diego Padres shortstop, 23-year old Fernando Tatis Jr. was suspended 80 games on Friday, 12 August 2022 for violating Major League Baseball’s performance-enhancing drug policy.

Padres’ general manager A.J. Preller questioned the slugger’s maturity, as reported in the Bleacher Report.

“I think we’re hoping that from the offseason to now, that there would be some maturity. And obviously with the news today, it’s more of a pattern and something we’ve got to dig a little bit more into,” Preller told reporters. “I’m sure he’s very disappointed but at the end of the day, it’s one thing to say it. You have to start by showing...

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