Seattle Mariners statement on David Rollins

The Seattle Mariners issued the following statement on today's announcement by Major League Baseball that left-handed pitcher David Rollins has been suspended for 80 games for a violation of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program:

The Seattle Mariners are disappointed that David Rollins has violated the terms of Major League Baseball's Join Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Our organization fully supports the Program and its efforts to eliminate performance-enhancing substances from our game.

"Having spoken at length with David, I know that he is truly remorseful for his error in judgement. We will continue to work with him to get past this situation," said Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager of Baseball Operation Jack Zduriencik.