The controversial Jason Grimsley affidavit was unsealed today, and contrary to reports from , Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens were not named in the. Grimsley affidavit open. Former Oklahoma State star Pete Incaviglia was accused of taking amphetamines, according to an affidavit unsealed. The unsealed affidavit contradicts a story The Times published Oct. 1, Citing anonymous sources, including a Grimsley confidant and an.
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Former major league pitcher Jason Grimsley accused baseball players Jose Canseco, Lenny Dykstra, Glenallen Hill and Geronimo Berroa of using steroids, according to a federal affidavit that was unsealed Thursday, 18 months after the document was first released with players’ names blacked out.
Grimsley, a reliever who last pitched for the Arizona Diamondbacks, also named Chuck Knoblauch as a human growth hormone user, and accused former teammates David Segui and Allen Watson of using performance-enhancing drugs. The unsealed affidavit contradicts a story The Times published Oct.
Contrary to report, Clemens, Pettitte not named in Grimsley affidavit
In fact, Clemens, Pettitte, Gibbons and Roberts were not named. Also, The Times’ report said Grimsley alleged that Tejada used anabolic steroids.
The only mention of Tejada in the affidavit was a conversation he had with teammates about baseball’s ban on amphetamines.
The day after the story ran, Kevin Ryan, then the U. The Times made repeated attempts, unsaled earlier this week, to have the government clarify what the inaccuracies were, but spokespersons for the U.
After the document was unsealed Thursday and the actual names revealed, Times spokesman Stephan Pechdimaldji said, vrimsley regret our report was inaccurate and will run a correction. In granting a government motion to unseal the document, U. District Court Judge Edward C. Voss in Phoenix referenced The Times’ story from last year and said he was “compelled to point out what appears to be an example of abusive reporting.
At best, the article is an example affjdavit irresponsible reporting. At worst, the ‘facts’ reported were simply manufactured. George Mitchell on performance-enhancing drug use in Major League Baseball.
In the affidavit, Grimsley additionally accused former Baltimore Orioles teammate Rafael Palmeiro of taking amphetamines and said outfielder Pete Incaviglia “always had a supply.
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Another section of the affidavit includes Grimsley’s description of a conversation with former Orioles teammates Palmeiro, Tejada and Sammy Sosa about how they were going to play when Major League Baseball’s ban on amphetamines took effect with testing. Affidavif to the affidavit, Grimsley also said that McNamee, a former Toronto Blue Jays and New York Yankees strength coach who served as Clemens’ personal trainer until this year, once referred him to an amphetamine source.
According to the Mitchell Report, McNamee told investigators that he injected Clemens with steroids and HGH, and Tejada’s former teammate, Adam Piatt, told investigators he provided steroids to the former American League most valuable player.
As the record now clearly proves, Roger was telling the truth then, just as he continues to tell the truth today,” Clemens’ lawyer, Rusty Hardin, said affidabit a statement Thursday. Unsealev agent, Randy Hendricks, told the Associated Press when The Times’ story ran in that the pitcher had “complied with all the undealed and regulations. Radomski admitted to Mitchell that he had supplied the drugs to many players. Another affidavit by Novitzky, in a case against Radomski in New York, was ordered unsealed Thursday.
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Times story last year contained inaccuracies about players named. Clemens this week denied ever using performance-enhancing drugs. Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. His scores make his case. Copyright Los Angeles Times.