Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 2/8/13
Troubles ahead? The Seattle Mariners have been fortunate enough to never have really been implicated by alleged steroid use or PED use throughout their history. Aside from a 2005 season that saw three players suspended for PEDs (Jamal Strong, Ryan Franklin, and Mike Morse), Seattle has brought natural talent to the field that, at least prior to 2003, was very competitive in the American League. However, on Tuesday morning, Mariners catcher Jesus Montero was listed in documents related to Biogenesis, a company that is currently being investigated by the MLB for distributing PEDs to certain players. Players that have been associated with this clinic are Alex Rodriguez, Melky Cabrera, Cesar Carrillo, Ryan Braun, Nelson Cruz, Gio Gonzalez, Francisco Cervelli, and Danny Valencia. The connection of Montero to Biogenesis could raise some issues for the Mariners, who were looking to move him into a fuller role at catcher this season as Mike Zunino continues his development. In case you have...
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