Update II: Gio Gonzalez has issued a statement via Twitter denying any wrongdoing in regards to the usage of performance-enhancing drugs.
Here is that statement:
“I’ve never used performance enhancing drugs of any kind and I never will ,I’ve never met or spoken with tony Bosch or used any substance Provided by him.anything said to the contrary is a lie.”
Update: The Nationals have yet to comment on Gonzalez’s link to Biogenesis, and Gio Gonzalez has not responded to a voice mail, but Major League Baseball has released a lengthy statement, part of which you can read below.
“We are always extremely disappointed to learn of potential links between players and the use of performance-enhancing substances. These developments, however, provide evidence of the comprehensive nature of our anti-drug efforts. Through our Department of Investigations, we have been actively involved in the issues in South Florida. It is also important to note that three of the players allegedly involved have already been disciplined under the Joint Drug Program. ...
“We are in the midst of an active investigation and are gathering and reviewing information. We will refrain from further comment until this process is complete.”
Posted: January 29, 2013 at 12:47 PM | 73 comment(s)
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