According to a Sports Illustrated report, Detroit Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta is the 12th major-league player to show up in the records of Tony Bosch, director of the controversial Biogenesis clinic in Florida.
The clinic is being investigated by Major League Baseball for links to performance-enhancing drugs.
According to SI, Peralta was not directly linked to PEDs by Bosch's records, but MLB has said that it will investigate all players who appear in the files. Other players attached to the scandal have included Alex Rodriguez, Nelson Cruz, Ryan Braun and Gio Gonzalez.
Barry Boss, an attorney for Peralta, issued a statement on his behalf:
"I have never used performance enhancing drugs. Period. Anybody who says otherwise is lying."
The Tigers issued the following statement:
The Detroit Tigers fully support Major League Baseballs Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. We are aware of this report, however since this matter is currently part of an investigation by Majo...