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Mexican League Reportedly Bans Canseco For Doping

71466414 Mexican League Reportedly Bans Canseco For Doping

Jose Canseco of the Long Beach Armada during the Golden Baseball League game against the Fullerton Flyers on July 14,2006 at Blair Field in Long Beach, California. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (CBS SPORTS) – Major-league headache Jose Canseco is back in the news. This time, the 47-year-old former slugger is trying to make a comeback in the Mexican League, and has reportedly been busted for a banned substance. So, he’s out of the league now. Yes, I’m shocked, too.

ESPN Deportes reported late Wednesday night that Canseco admitted to Mexican League president Plinio Escalante about using a banned substance that was testosterone. The Mexican League is a Triple-A affiliation to Major League Baseball, but none of the teams are connected to actual MLB clubs.

Of course, Canseco took to the Twitterverse to plead his innocence — or, really, it was more his “non-guilt.”

“How can I test positive when I never took any test don’t believe everything the media tells you.the truth always comes out I am not using any illegal substance,” he tweeted.

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