This morning, we brought you the story from the Miami New-Times of several MLB players that were linked to a Miami clinic called Biogenesis, a clinic that reportedly supplied them with various performance-enhancing drugs. Among the names included in the report were Alex Rodriguez, Bartolo Colon, Melky Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, and Gio Gonzalez. Cruz and Gonzalez had never been linked to PEDs in the past, and their inclusion came as a surprise to many fans.
Of course as you'd expect following reports like this, several of the players involved are in full-blown denial mode. Here are some of the latest statements from the involved players, their teams, and the league.
First, from Major League Baseball:
“We are always extremely disappointed to learn of potential links between players and the use of performance-enhancing substances. These developments, however, provide evidence of the comprehensive nature of our anti-drug efforts. Through our Department of Investigation...