NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Major League Baseball is interviewing players linked to a Miami anti-aging clinic that allegedly sold performance-enhancing drugs and has become the focus of the sport’s investigation.
Clinic founder Anthony Bosch has agreed to talk with MLB, and union head Michael Weiner said Wednesday the commissioner’s office has assured the union that “no decisions regarding discipline have been made or will be made until those interviews are completed.”
“It would be unfortunate if anyone prejudged those investigations,” Weiner said in a statement.
MLB’s agreement with Bosch was first reported by ESPN.
Alex Rodriguez, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera and Bartolo Colon are among more than a dozen players whose names have been tied to the now-closed clinic, Biogenesis of America.
A league executive told CBS News that Bosch could implicate up to 25 players, including some stars not currently connected to the firestorm.