During an ESPN broadcast of Sunday’s New York Yankees-Boston Red Sox 경기, 로드리게스는 어린 선수들이 자신의 실수로부터 배우기를 바랐다고 말했다., especially young players who stand to lose more by violating the league’s policy on PEDs.
“If someone plays 25 years or 23 years or 20 연령, and you make that mistake — it doesn’t matter who it is — the judgment is different. 하지만 봐, 우리는 그것을 알고. I knew that and I made the mistake anyways,” he told Michael Kay during the broadcast. “I was hoping that a lot of these young kids learned from my debacle and my mistakes.”
Despite never failing a drug test, Rodriguez missed the entire 2014 after he admitted to using PEDs when he played for the Rangers. According to CBS Sports, he was initially given a 214 games suspension that was lowered to 162 after he appealed the ruling — a suspension that, 당시, was the longest in MLB history.
“I wasn’t angry,” Rodriguez said of his reaction to learning of Tatis’ suspension. “I was heartbroken because to make a mistake at 22 또는 23 살이에요, that’s going to affect you for maybe 60 연령.”
그는 계속했다: “I made that mistake. I was more in my late 30s, and it was out of desperation to get back on the field and play.”
Tatis received an 80-game suspension over the weekend for a positive drug test. He said he “실수로” took medication to treat ringworm that contained Clostebol. He has yet to play in a game this season after injuring his wrist in a motorcycle accident during the offseason.