MLB World Reacts To Fernando Tatis Jr. Meeting News

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Last Friday, San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. received an 80-game suspension because

He tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance.

Two-time silver slugger Tatis had clostebol in his system.

After the suspension was announced, he issued an apology to the Padres.

Padres general manager AJ. Meanwhile, Preller doesn't hide his true feelings about Tatis' suspension.

"I think we're hoping that from the off-season to now, there will be some maturity.

And obviously with today's news, it's more of a pattern and something that we have to dig into a little bit more," Preller said.

"I'm sure he's very disappointed but at the end of the day, it's one thing to say.

You have to start by showing it with your actions."

The Padres have already agreed to a 14-year extension with Tatis.

As this season turns out to be worse than anyone could have imagined for the All-Star shortstop,

There will be an important meeting on Thursday.

According to FanSided's Robert Murray, Tatis will meet with Preller in person.

At this point, Padres fans just want all the drama involving Tatis to be put to bed.

Hopefully, for the sake of the Padres, this meeting is a wake-up call for Tatis.

If not, Tatis' contract could go down in recent history as one of the worst.