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Sunday, January 27, 2013
Captain Konerko – Vampire Hunter! Written & directed by Clemens (Brian, that is).
“I don’t have a problem having blood drawn, Konerko said. “I can see that might be the issue for some guys. Some guys if they get blood drawn in the afternoon, they are done for the day—they are a mess. As for me I have never had a problem giving blood. The issue about how it is done will have to be figured out.”
Konerko was one of the first players to advance the idea that players should be tested for steroid use. He was one of the first proponents to support collective testing back in 2003, when baseball first tested all 1,200 players on the 30 clubs rosters in spring training.
“I personally think it is pretty level now,” he said. “I think everyone is so scared straight by it all. I believe the game is level and even right now. At this point I don’t think any players look around at other guys and say, ‘that guy is doing something.’ Most guys are even scared to take a drink of something if they don’t know where it came from. I think that is all behind us now.”
Posted: January 27, 2013 at 09:30 AM | 28 comment(s)
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