While New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez awaits his fate from an arbitrator, the case surrounding the documents that implicated A-Rod in the usage of performance-enhancing drugs at the Coral Gables-based Biogenesis clinic took another turn Thursday.
The Boca Raton Police Department has reopened an investigation into the theft of documents related to baseball’s inquiry into whether Alex Rodriguez used performance-enhancing drugs.
Major League Baseball’s No. 2 executive testified that the sport wasn’t concerned if the head of a Florida clinic distributed performance-enhancing drugs to minors because MLB’s sole interest was his relationship with players under investigation, a person familiar with the Alex Rodriguez grievance hearing told The Associated Press.
Jim sits down for a one-on-one exclusive with Porter Fischer. Fischer is the Biogenesis whistleblower in the performance enhancing drugs scandal involving baseball’s Alex Rodriguez and a number of other major league players.
As Major League Baseball doles out penalties to Alex Rodriguez and a dozen other baseball players who were clients of Tony Bosch and his steroid peddling clinic Biogenesis, the question arises: Why hasn’t law enforcement been more involved?
The scandal that could cost Alex Rodriguez and a dozen other Major League Baseball players millions of dollars only came to light because of a South Florida business dispute over a $4,000 investment.
The suspension of Alex Rodriguez is expected Monday, but a source close to the decision said he will likely be able to play while he works on his appeal.
As Major League Baseball prepares to punish New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez for the purported use of performance enhancing drugs, the man who blew the whistle on him and others feels he has no one to blame but himself.
More client names involved in the Biogenesis clinic that allegedly provided performance-enhancing drugs to athletes may not be known for some time.
A former associate of Biogenesis head Tony Bosch says he turned down a $125,000 offer from Major League Baseball for documents said to implicate players in the use of performance-enhancing drugs.