Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 7/31/13
Up until yesterday, nobody has been willing to come to bat for Alex Rodriguez while Major League Baseball investigated his involvement with the Biogenesis scandal and why would they? A-Rod is toxic, and whoever associates themselves with him is asking for trouble, especially with punishment expected to be handed down to him and others linked to the Miami-based clinic by the end of the week. Enter former poster boy for PEDs, Roger Clemens. Clemens spoke with the AP as he was on hand to celebrate the 1988 team in Boston that won the AL East and shared these warm and fuzzy thoughts about A-Rod, who he teamed with for one half season back in 2007. “A-Rod was my teammate in New York,” the poster boy for the Mitchell Report on baseball and steroids told The Associated Press on Tuesday. “I’m glad he was my teammate. Here is the one that should give you a tickle. “I did things to make him feel comfortable. I did that for all of my teammates. I think I was a pretty solid teammate.” Made him feel comfortable, huh? That makes sense. As Clemens defended himself shortly thereafter on Capitol Hill, A-Rod was about to [...]
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