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Robinson Canó to miss the 2021 season after failing a major league drug test – .

NEW YORK – New York Mets star second baseman Robinson Canó is suspended and will miss the 2021 season after failing a drug test, according to the Major Leagues (MLB).

Canó would have tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug known as PED, according to the report.

Canó would have tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug known as PED, according to the report.

“We are extremely disappointed to be informed of Robinson’s suspension for violating the drug prevention and treatment program. The violation is very unfortunate for him, the organization, our fans and the sport. The Mets fully support Major League Baseball’s efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing substances from the game, ”Mets President Sandy Alderson said in a statement via Twitter.

Canó will lose $ 24 million that he had to receive in the new 2021 season.

The Dominican player had been punished for using a banned substance in 2018 that cost him an 80-game suspension by the Major Leagues (MLB).

Being his second offense, Canó will have to miss the next (2021) full season, as established by MLB rules.

It was not immediately known when the player received the test or what type of substance tested positive.