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Mets Mejia permanently suspended

Reliever Jenrry Mejia has been permanently suspended from MLB after testing positive for Boldenone, his third performance-enhancing substance violation under the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

MLB suspensions are honored by affiliated leagues in other countries, such as in Japan, South Korea and Mexico. However, suspended players are allowed to compete in winter leagues, such as in Jenrry Mejia's native Dominican Republic. Independent leagues are not compelled to honor MLB suspensions but may choose to do so.

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Declaración de los Mets en el caso de Jenrry Mejía: "Estamos muy decepcionados de saber que Jenrry volvió a violar las normas del acuerdo antidopaje de las Grandes Ligas. Apoyamos por completo la política de MLB de eliminar todas las sustancias para mejorar el rendimiento del deporte. Conforme al acuerdo, no haremos ningún comentario adicional sobre esta suspensión."

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BREAKING: Jenrry Mejia receives a permanent suspension from MLB & MiLB after testing positive for PEDs for the 3rd time.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Con su tercera suspensión por uso de sustancias prohibidas, Jenrry Mejía queda suspendido de por vida de Major League Baseball