San Diego Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. says ‘no apologies’ for 80-game drug suspension, will undergo shoulder surgery

SAN DIEGO– Fernando Tatis Jr. sat atop the sidelines on the first base side at Petco Park on Tuesday afternoon and spoke uninvited for 250 seconds. It was measured but unscripted, composed but visibly discouraged. He mourned all the people he “failed” by testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, and he vowed to make amends. … Read more

Fernando Tatis Sr. says ‘all of baseball’ loses with son suspended 80 games for ‘something so insignificant’

Fernando Tatis Jr.’s father has backed his son’s claim that he violated Major League Baseball’s drug policy because of a steroid in ringworm medication and called it a “disaster ” that the San Diego Padres the superstar’s reputation was tarnished because of it. Fernando Tatis Sr., who played in the major leagues for 11 seasons, … Read more

Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended 80 games for performance-enhancing drug violation

Fernando Tatis Jr. The 2022 season is over. In a stunning development, Major League Baseball announced on Friday afternoon that the Padres star had tested positive for Clostebol, a banned performance-enhancing substance. He was suspended for 80 games without pay, effective immediately. Tatis, who has confirmed he has already dropped an appeal he originally filed, … Read more

San Diego Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. suspended 80 games after testing positive for PED

7:09 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN close ESPN MLB InsiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr.. was suspended for 80 games after testing positive for Clostebol, a performance-enhancing substance in violation of Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. … Read more