Tom Gordon

Banned Marlins star Dee Gordon says he unknowingly took PEDs

To the president of the Miami Marlins, whatever star Dee Gordon did to trigger a positive drug test still amounted to one thing.

"A betrayal," team executive David Samson called it.

Gordon began serving his 80-game suspension Friday, a penalty imposed by Major League Baseball shortly after he helped the Marlins win at Dodger Stadium late Thursday night.

MLB said the reigning NL batting champion tested positive for exogenous testosterone and clostebol, both performance-enhancing substances.

"Though I did not do so knowingly, I have been informed that test results showed I ingested something that contained prohibited substances," Gordon said...