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Reporter to Robinson Cano: Uh, sorry

Robinson Cano leaves the field with a big

Robinson Cano leaves the field with a big smile on his face after the Yankees beat the Red Sox to win the American League East title. (Oct. 3, 2012) (Credit: Newsday/J. Conrad Williams, Jr.)

Dan Tordjman, a TV reporter in Charlotte, N.C., apologized for tweeting on Sept. 20 that Robinson Cano tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs.

In a three-tweet series on Oct. 4, Tjordman wrote:

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On 9/20 I tweeted I expected #MLB to announce @RobinsonCano tested positive for PEDs. This information was FALSE. (cont'd)

I, @CoxMediaGroup, and @WSOC_TV all apologize to Mr. #Cano, and to the #Yankees  and their fans. (cont'd)

I shouldn't have posted false info about #Cano,  and afterward, I should've admitted it was false and apologized right away. I am very sorry.

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Those were Tordjman's first tweets since Sept. 20. The original tweet has been deleted from his timeline, but here's what it said:

"Can't confirm this but I'm hearing that Robinson #Cano tested positive for PEDs. Announcement from #MLB coming shortly."

Later that night, Tordjman tweeted:

"Good God. Everyone calm down. Don't know how clearly I can state it -- I HAVE NO CONFIRMATION THAT CANO PED RUMOR IS TRUE."

 

Tags: robinson cano , yankees

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