Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/8/12
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The last thing the White Sox needed in the middle of a heated pennant race with Detroit were distractions thrown their way. But there it was on Friday, front and center, so much so that catcher A.J. Pierzynski addressed the media before the eventual 7-5 loss to Kansas City, over an internet rumor that said the veteran was under suspicion for steroid use by Major League Baseball. Pierzynski not only called it "completely baseless," but couldn't believe how a post on the message boards of a local radio station in Chicago on Wednesday, spread like wildfire by Thursday. He would have addressed it on Thursday, but the Sox were off, and Pierzynski was back in Florida visiting his family, taking advantage of the one-day breather. "Apparently certain people in the media, they know who they are and I don't have to mention them by name -- they just go ahead and run stories and talk about stories on their air without getting sources," an obviously irritated Pierzynski sta...
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