Jenrry Mejia Proves To Be Biggest Dumbass In MLB, Busted For Steroids For Second Time This Season
There have been a lot of dumbass athletes who have found themselves on the sideline because of using performance enhancing drugs, but New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia may have just topped them all with his most recent suspension.
After being suspended for 80 games back in April of this season for using a banned substance, the right-hander just got busted again—for doing the exact same fucking thing!!
The one difference between the first time and this most recent suspension, though, is that Mejia actually defended himself a few months ago, trying to convince everyone that he wasn’t a cheater by saying in a statement, “I can honestly say I have no idea how a banned substance ended up in my system.” That’s what athletes are supposed to do, apologize, accept it and try to save face without fighting it too hard.
No statement will be coming from Jenrry Mejia.
— Mike Vorkunov (@Mike_Vorkunov) July 28, 2015
This time, though, Jenrry Mejia didn’t find any reason whatsoever to prove his innocence, accepting the 162-game suspension after just pitching 7.1 innings this year since coming back from that first punishment.
As one might expect, the fact that the reliever even got caught again confused some people, specifically Mets GM Sandy Alderson. Per ESPN:
“Not surprisingly, there’s a tremendous amount of disappointment — I think to some extent anger, to some extent amazement — that this could happen so soon after a previous suspension was completed. And some sadness,” Alderson said. “This is having a tremendously adverse effect on a very promising major league career, and that’s a shame. But the rules are the rules. We support the rules. This is the consequence of making bad choices.”
The crime was a dumbass move in itself. But the fact that it was reported by Mets beat writer Mike Vorkunov on Twitter that Jenrry Mejia wouldn’t even release statement might be even dumber.
Enjoy the time off and good luck finding a team next season, Jenrry.