Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Braun: ‘Nothing to hide’ in link to Miami clinic

Don’t look down…the rest of the list.

Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun said he had “nothing to hide” Tuesday after being drawn into the controversy surrounding the defunct South Florida clinic that allegedly supplied performance-enhancing drugs to several Major League players.

Braun’s name appears three times in records obtained by Yahoo! Sports from a former employee of Biogenesis, the anti-aging clinic led by Tony Bosch that sits at the center of the scandal. Within hours, Braun, who last winter successfully appealed a positive test for elevated testosterone on a technicality related to the way his test sample was handled, released a statement explaining the link.

“During the course of preparing for my successful appeal last year, my attorneys, who were previously familiar with Tony Bosch, used him as a consultant,” Braun said. “More specifically, he answered questions about T/E [testosterone to epitestosterone] ratio and possibilities of tampering with samples.

“There was a dispute over compensation for Bosch’s work, which is why my lawyer and I are listed under ‘moneys owed’ and not on any other list. I have nothing to hide and have never had any other relationship with Bosch. I will fully cooperate with any inquiry into this matter.”

Repoz Posted: February 05, 2013 at 10:04 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: brewers

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. MM1f Posted: February 05, 2013 at 11:03 PM (#4363589)
This Repoz lead in? I got it!
   2. Jay Z Posted: February 05, 2013 at 11:11 PM (#4363597)
Nothing to hide? Come on man, how can you not go with Spirit? Swastika plug in your wear, jealous stars in your pants says it all!
   3. The Fallen Reputation of Billy Jo Robidoux Posted: February 06, 2013 at 11:54 AM (#4363869)
Nothing to hide? Come on man, how can you not go with Spirit?


"These allegations are fresh garbage."

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Chicago Joe
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 2016 July 18: Girls’ softball teams being shut out of city defibrillator policy, while boys’ teams given life-saving devices
(1683 - 12:50am, Jul 24)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 7-23-16
(99 - 11:41pm, Jul 23)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogMoe Berg: Catcher, Lawyer, Horndog, Spy - Twinkie Town
(17 - 11:41pm, Jul 23)
Last: Howie Menckel

Newsblog#MLBRank: Barry Bonds, Ty Cobb make Stark's all-time top 10
(27 - 11:22pm, Jul 23)
Last: Booey

Sox TherapyHow Good Does Pomeranz Need To Be?
(21 - 11:20pm, Jul 23)
Last: Dillon Gee Escape Plan

NewsblogRangers' Prince Fielder has herniated disk | texasrangers.com
(43 - 11:20pm, Jul 23)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogIchiro Suzuki records 2 hits, 4 shy of 3,000 | MLB.com
(51 - 11:02pm, Jul 23)
Last: Gonfalon Bubble

NewsblogOT: NBA Offseason Thread, July 2016
(801 - 10:56pm, Jul 23)
Last: Booey

NewsblogOT: 2016 Summer Soccer Thread
(1497 - 10:42pm, Jul 23)
Last: Juilin Sandar to Conkling Speedwell (Arjun)

NewsblogArizona Diamondbacks reportedly weighing change at manager
(9 - 10:41pm, Jul 23)
Last: SoSHially Unacceptable

NewsblogChristian Yelich starting to hit for power | MLB.com
(7 - 7:57pm, Jul 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogYankees beat Giants on 8th-inning error | MLB.com
(2 - 7:37pm, Jul 23)
Last: Sweatpants

NewsblogTexas Rangers: Rangers, Chicago White Sox appear to be circling one another in trade dance | SportsDay
(2 - 7:18pm, Jul 23)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogRussell Martin suffers an injury after staying in the sauna too long - CBSSports.com
(5 - 7:14pm, Jul 23)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogTed Berg: I badly wanted MLB to adopt replay before 2014. Now I find it boring and dumb
(41 - 3:48pm, Jul 23)
Last: There's a bustle in Misirlou's hedgerow

Page rendered in 0.1248 seconds
47 querie(s) executed