Twins Shortstop Jorge Polanco Suspended 80 Games For Violating Drug Policy

The steroid use among the sports is most common for boosting the performance.

Here, Jorge Polanco suspended games for steroid use.

Jorge Polanco has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

He has been suspended for 80 games after testing positive for anabolic steroids and PEDs.

The penalty was announced on March 18 Sunday by the commissioner (Major League Baseball), when the twins shortstop tested positive for Stanozolol.

Twins shortstop Jorge Polanco was strong second half of last season in 2017, the aspirations of returning to the post-season, he hit the ground with an overwhelming blow before opening day.

This is the actual reason that Jorge Polanco made the playoffs for the first time in 2010.

24-years-old man is a Dominican professional baseball infielder and played very well last year, there were 13 home runs in total 133 games.

The game has finished with a strong hitting 293, and 10 home runs in 63 games after the All-star break.

Jorge Polanco plays for the Minnesota Twins of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Statistics Of Jorge Polanco

  • Height of the body: 5’11’’ (1.8m)
  • Weight of the body: 198Ibs (90kg)
  • Date of birth: July 5, 1993 (24-years old)
  • Birth Place: San Pedro De Macoris

Polanco has been suspended 80 games because he violating Major League Baseball’s drug policy.

Polanco had tested positive for an anabolic steroidStanozolol”, a Performance enhancing drug that is very well known in the bodybuilding field as well as in the sports.


Stanozolol is a powerful anabolic steroid, it was first developed by the Winthrop Laboratories and sold under the trade name “Winstrol

Winstrol is a famous choice among all bodybuilders, athletes, wrestler, and everyone that requires the best performance for competitions.

It has gained a significant amount of success in the medical for treatment of diseases such as osteoporosis, obesity, burn victims, and muscle wasting diseases.

Despite medical, Winstrol provide the many benefits such as hardness, developing lean muscle mass, reduce excess fat, and provide the explosive strength and power

What Was Happening With Ervin Santana?

Right-hander Ervin Santana was in the same boat and tested positive for a similar drug in 2015.

Santana had suspended after he signed a $55 million contract for the four years with the Twins.

As similar cases of Santana, Polanco also not eligible to post-season play, but he could play an only one-game playoff.

Before Polanco was not eligible to play until the month of June against the Cubs in Chicago.

Polanco said in a statement:

Today, I apologized and accepted the 80-game suspension.

It should be clear to all that I did not use steroids intentionally.

I know very well that intention only is like a spit in the sea for excuses.

I will fulfill all aspects of judgment and pay the charge to fix my errors.

The compound that I requested from my athletic trainer was a combination of iron supplement and Vitamin B12.

These both substances have loaded with copious benefits and not considered as illegal, it was my responsibility to monitor what type of substance is in my body.

Jorge Polanco believes that the supplement he used also including the Winstrol.

Jorge Polanco said: I spent my entire working on the crafts.

Now I’m feeling really good and I made many adjustments that helped me to put up the numbers and coming into this year with boost confidence in my tools, I know I can hit.

However, Jorge Polanco struggled a lot in this spring covered with seven errors.

When Jorge Polanco Signed With The Twins?

He signed at a very early age in the year 2009 for around $775, 000 and he reached major in 2014 and 2015.

The date of joining was November 20 with the Minnesota Twins and salary is 507,500 USD in the year 2016.

I hope that all those who believed in me, those within the Twins organization, my entire teammates, and all the fans in the Dominican Republic will accept my sincere apology.

I will continue my training with hard work and dedication every day in the hopes of winning the baseball games with the Twins later this year.


Jorge Planto already accepted the steroid use, however, we were disappointed to know that the Jorge violating the Major League Baseball’s Drug prevention and treatment program.

I’m feeling the extremely disappointing situation and may others will learn from my mistakes.

Every man in the world makes many mistakes, but, it does not mean that life is ending.

He realized his errors with disappointment, it is a good thing that he accepted steroid use.

Taking a new start with hard work and dedication play a role to achieve the success.

He said: We fully support the policies of Major League Baseball and their efforts to eliminate the player who are using steroids and other legal substances

Polanco can workout at during spring facility.

As per protocol is outlined in the Joint Drug Program, the Minnesota Twins will not discuss this matter.

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