Originally written on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 1/29/13
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It wouldn't be an offseason for the Texas Rangers without an off-the-field distraction. The latest one is a doozy. Outfielder Nelson Cruz has been linked to a Florida clinic that supplied performance enhancing drugs to athletes according to a report in the Miami News Times. The Rangers found out about the investigation last week. "The Texas Rangers were contracted late last week by Miami News Times regarding the story posted this morning," a statement from the club read. "At that time, the Rangers contacted Major League Baseball on that inquiry. The team has no further comment." According to the story, Cruz purchased products from Biogenesis, an anti-aging clinic in Miami that closed last month. Anthony Bosch ran the clinic and according to his records, he sold 4,000 worth of products to Cruz last July. Bosch used the nickname Mohammad for Cruz. According to Bosch's notes, he had a specific plan for Cruz last year. "Need to call him, go Thur to Texas, take meds from April 5-May...
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