According to reports, A-Rod bought documents from an ex-Biogenesis employee. His intention was to reportedly either destroy them or leak them in an effort to draw attention to other players.
Major League Baseball paid a former employee of a Florida anti-aging clinic linked to performance-enhancing drugs for documents, The New York Times reported Thursday on its website.
A-Rod’s controversial offseason could soon involve a courtroom.
“If guys are going to cheat, they’re going to cheat,” Youkilis said. “They’re also going to get caught now more than ever.”
Another PED scandal has been “quietly revisited,” and it also involves Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, according to the New York Daily News.
“Because of the ongoing investigation, we have no comment,” the Mets said in a statement. “We refer all questions to Major League Baseball.”
The Mets’ clubhouse leader has a strong message for baseball players looking to gain an edge through performance-enhancing drugs.
You just hope it isn’t so. These days, there is no way of knowing who is using performance-enhancing drugs and who is not. But the idea that Robinson Cano has used PEDs is enough to sicken any baseball fan or official.
A list written in April by Biogenesis of America clinic founder Anthony Bosch named the two Yankees with dollar amounts next to their names, according to an ESPN report.
The testing for HGH is not typical for the school. But these are not typical times for the perennially strong program, which has been linked to MLB’s latest drug mess.
“At that moment, I don’t know what kind of clinic it was,” said Cervelli, who insisted he never received treatment from Biogenesis. “I take my responsibility. Nobody put a gun to my head to go there.”
Alex Rodriguez will not report to spring training with the Yankees’ position players, and will work on his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York. Meanwhile, Joe Girardi believes the Yankees “could win 95 games and get to the World Series.”
“Don’t write the freaking book of you’re not gonna come out and you’re not gonna talk about it,” WFAN co-host Boomer Esiason said Tuesday.
“In my opinion — I want to be very clear about how I present this, OK? — if you don’t think that Mike Piazza did some type of steroid, you are crazy,” WFAN co-host Craig Carton said Monday morning.
Steinbrenner feels that the Yankees have a “championship-caliber team” this season. He acknowledged that the club is sometimes criticized for fielding an older roster, but he likes its experience, “assuming we can stay away from injuries.”