Less than three weeks after no players were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame primarily because of certain players’ connection with the Steroid Era, another PED scandal is set to rock the baseball world.
According to a report in the Miami New Times, a batch of records obtained from an anti-aging clinic in south Florida includes the names of a number of prominent MLB players, including Alex Rodriguez, Melky Cabrera, Nelson Cruz, Gio Gonzalez, Bartolo Colon and Yasmani Grandal.
The records were reportedly obtained from an employee who worked at the clinic — called Biogenesis — before it closed last month and its owner abruptly disappeared. According to the report, the records are clear in describing that the firm sold performance-enhancing drugs, including human growth hormone (HGH), testosterone and anabolic steroids.
The Miami New Times reportedly obtained patient files, payment records and handwritten notebooks kept by the clinic’s chief, identified as 49-year-old Anthony Bos...