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NEW YORK (AP) -- Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun said he used the person who ran the Florida clinic under investigation by Major League Baseball only as a consultant on his drug suspension appeal last year.
"I have nothing to hide," Braun said in a statement released by his representatives to The Associated Press on Tuesday night.
Earlier in the day, Yahoo Sports reported the 2011 NL MVP's name showed up three times in records of theBiogenesis of America LLC clinic. Yahoo said no specific performance-enhancing drugs were listed next to his name.
The Miami New Times recently released clinic documents that purportedly linked Alex Rodriguez, Gio Gonzalez, Melky Cabrera and other players to purchases of banned drugs from the now-closed anti-aging center.
Braun said his name was in the Biogenesis records because of an issue over payment to Anthony Bosch, who ran the clinic near Miami.
"There was a dispute over compensation for Bosch's work, which is why my lawyer and I are listed under 'moneys owed' and not on any other list," Braun said.
"I will fully cooperate with any inquiry into this matter."
BEST OF MAXIM
Ryan Braun and his lawyers beat MLB at their own game the last time around. Brauns lawyers were able to beat the league at their own game. They didn’t like the way his urine sample was handled. Now with Braun’s name showing up on the list of names obtained by the Miami New Times, I can already hear Bruan’s lawyer screaming out, “How Do We Know Who Handled the List”. Yes...
SECOND TIME AROUND
After having a positive test overturned last Spring, Ryan Braun has been linked to PEDs once again as his name has shown up in Biogenesis records.
One year later, we have the sequel: Major League Baseball vs. Ryan Braun, Part II.
Days before the start of spring training, MLB drug sleuths have a fresh opportunity to pursue allegations of performance-enhancing drug use against Braun. That is the biggest takeaway from Tuesday night's Yahoo! Sports report, which said Braun's name appeared in records of the Biogenesis clinic...
Yahoo! Sports reporters Jeff Passan and Tim Brown reported late on Tuesday that they had obtained records of now defunct anti-aging clinic Biogenesis and that three of the documents contained the name of Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun. Last week, the New Times of Miami reported that Biogenesis and its founder Anthony Bosch had allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to other...
As Major League Baseball continues their investigation of Anthony Bosch’s Biogenesis clinic in Miami, Florida, there are still more names of professional ballplayers released that had a connection with the biggest PED scandal since BALCO. The newest release of names included Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli and Orioles third baseman Danny Valencia, but the biggest name was the...
What happened yesterday?
Ryan Braun (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
First it was Yahoo Sports who reported the names of Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun and New York Yankees Francisco Cervelli.
The New York Daily News in a few hours later, identifying Jesus Montero of the Seattle Mariners.
Followed by SI’s Tom Verducci ousting the name of Detroit Tigers Jhonny Peralta.
Those are the latest...
‘Have I lied in the past?? Yes I have – I lied so I could live to see another day…’
That quote came out of the end of a recent WWE episode. It was one of Vince McMahon’s long-time rivals facing the music during the program’s final segment.
But while watching the pro wrestling storyline unfold, I couldn’t help but think of the continuing real-life circus of PED scandals...