Seattle Mariners star Robinson Cano suspended 80 games after positive test for banned substance

Seattle Mariners stellar second baseman Robinson Cano has been suspended for 80 games for transgressing baseball’s joint dope agreement, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday.

The league said that the 35 -year-old Cano had tested positive for Furosemide, a diuretic, In a statement released through the Major League Baseball Players Association, Cano said the substance had been “given to me by a licensed physician in the Dominican Republic to treat a medical ailment.”