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Mets Pitcher Mejia Suspended

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Mets right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia has received a permanent suspension from Major League and Minor League Baseball after testing positive for Boldenone, his third performance-enhancing substance violation under Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The permanent suspension of Mejia, who previously received a 162-game suspension for his second performance-enhancing substance violation on July 28, 2015, is effective at the start of the 2016 regular season. Mejia will not participate in 2016 Spring Training.

The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball announced today that New York Mets right-handed pitcher Jenrry Mejia has received a permanent suspension from Major League and Minor League Baseball after testing positive for Boldenone, his third performance-enhancing substance violation under Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

The permanent suspension of Mejia, who previously received a 162-game suspension for his second performance-enhancing substance violation on July 28, 2015, is effective at the start of the 2016 regular season. Mejia will not participate in 2016 Spring Training.