Jean Carlos “Jesse” Mejia gets a Hammer penalty! The professional baseball player was suspended for 162 games for consuming banned substances. This is not the first time! The pitcher of the Milwaukee Brewers was caught. According to a report by “ESPN”, a doping test came back positive for the anabolic steroid Stanozolol.
The baseball professional received a heavy suspension after the second offense. But this is not a big blow for Mejia. A team plays 162 games in the regular season. So Mejía was taken out of circulation for a year.
However, the MLB professional may be happy, especially since he would have faced much harsher penalties in other sports. Elsewhere the ban for a first offense is two to four years. Additionally, Mejia is currently suffering from inflammation of his right shoulder. If seen this way, he will not be able to play in the upcoming matches anyway.
The baseball player was arrested in May 2021. At that time a test came back positive for stanozolol. He received an 80-game ban. This corresponds to approximately half the season. But now the professional baseball player from the Dominican Republic is becoming a repeat offender.
After his first mistake, the Milwaukee Brewers brought him back on the team. At present it is not clear whether the club will show mercy this time too or not. “The Milwaukee Brewers fully support MLB’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program and share the goal of eliminating performance-enhancing substances from our game,” Brewers vice president Matt Arnold said in an official statement on the homepage. ” In any case, a confession sounds different. Furthermore, he made his MLB debut only in May 2021. This means he missed half his time in the American Baseball League due to doping. It remains to be seen whether he can hold his own in other teams or not.