Tim Beckham has actually been suspended 80 games without pay after checking favorable for a performance-enhancing compound.

The previous No. 1 total choice, now with the Seattle Mariners, checked favorable for Stanozolol.

“I was given a product from a trusted source, who had advised me that it was safe to take,” Beckham stated in a declaration. “Regrettably, the product was tainted.”

Beckham likewise stated he provided his case to an independent arbitrator which he is “disappointed in the result.”

“I accept full responsibility for putting myself in this position,” he stated. “I sincerely apologize to the Mariners’ organization, the fans, my teammates, and my family for this mistake. I look forward to resuming my career once my suspension has been served.”

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