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Saturday, December 15, 2007

The Mitchell Report: Newly Implicated Players

Here’s a list of the 47 players implicated in the Mitchell Report who had not previously been linked to performance-enhancing drugs during the steroid era.

The page number refers to the page in the Mitchell Report that describes the evidence concerning each player. The number in parentheses is the page number in the PDF version available online.

Ricky Bones - Page 92-94 (140-142)

In 2000, the a clubhouse attendant with the Florida Marlins found a bag belonging to Bones that contained "over two dozen syringes, six vials of injectable medications - stanozolol and nandrolone decanoate, two anabolic steroids that are sold under the names Winstrol and Deca-Durabolin, respectively – and a page of handwritten instructions on how to administer the drugs." Bones was required to speak to the Mitchell Investigation as he was an employee of the New York Mets. During his interview, Bones acknowledged the incident stating that the drugs were prescribed for him by a doctor in his native Puerto Rico.

Alex Cabrera - Page 94 (142)

In September 2001, a clubhouse employee with the Arizona Diamondbacks found a package with "a bottle of anabolic steroids (Winstrol) and several hundred (diet) pills" that had been mailed to the Diamondbacks stadium and addressed to Cabrera. Arizona General Manager Joe Joe Garagiola, Jr. reported the incident to the Commissioner’s Office. By the time the DEA confirmed the bottle contained anabolic steroids, Cabrera's contract had been sold to a Japanese Team.

Larry Bigbie - Page 152 (200)

Bigbie was a customer of convicted Steroid Dealer, Kirk Radomski, and cooperated with the Mitchell Investigation after calling Radomski for performance enhancing drugs while the government monitored the call. Bigbe admitted using a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs including anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin, testosterone, and Sustanon), human growth hormone and anti-estrogen drugs.

Jack Cust - Page 159 (207)

Cust was implicated in the Mitchell Investigation by Larry Bigbie. Bigbie said that Cust asked him if he had ever done steroids to which Bigbie said he had. Cust said that he had as well. According to Bigbie, Cust also said that he had a source that could get anything he wanted. Cust declined the opportunity to respond.

Tim Laker - Page 159 (207)

Laker was a customer of convicted Steroid Dealer, Kirk Radomski. As a current club employee, Laker was required to cooperate with the Mitchell Investigation. Laker admitted to using anabolic steroids (testosterone) purchased from Radomski between 1995 and 1999.

Josias Manzanillo - Page 161 (209)

Manzanillo was linked to Kirk Radomski in the Mitchell Report. Radomski claims to have personally injected Manzanillo with Deca-Durabolin (provided by Manzanillo) but said he never sold any drugs to him. Radomski said he remembers it very clearly because it was the only time he ever actually saw a MLB player using steroids. Mananilla on the other hand said that he was approached several times by Radomski while he was an employ of the New York Mets and encouraged to use and buy steroids. Through his lawyer, Manzanillo said that he purchased one cycle of steroids but “chickened out or thought better of it” before ever using them.

Todd Hundley - Page 163 (211)

As part of the Mitchell Investigation, convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, said he sold anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin and testosterone) to Hundley early in 1996. Radomski said he told Hundley that if he used steroids he would hit 40 home runs. That year Hundley hit 41. His previous high was 16.

Mark Carreon - Page 163 (211)

Carreon reportedly knew Kirk Radomski from when both were employed by the New York Mets. Radomski told the Mitchell Investigation that he provided Carreon with anabolic steroids (Dianabol) at some point between 1994 and 1996 when Carreon was with the San Francisco Giants.

Hal Morris - Page 164 (212)

Morris was a customer of convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin and testosterone) Morris in 1999 when Morris was with the Cincinnati Reds.

Matt Franco - Page 165 (213)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told the Mitchell Investigation that he sold Franco anabolic steroids on one occasion in 2000. Franco denied ever knowing Radomski and stated that he had never used or purchased any performance enhancing drugs.

Rondell White - Page 165 (213)

White made at least 7 purchases of performance enhancing drugs from convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski beginning in 2000. According to the Mitchell Report, White bought anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin) and human growth hormone (hGH) and left a paper trail of 7 checks made out to Radomski and a Fed Ex

Chuck Knobloch - Page 175 (223)

According to the Mitchell Report, Knobloch made several purchases of human growth hormone (hGH) from convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, beginning in 2001. Radomski said Knobloch made payments through former strength and conditioning coach, Brian McNamee, or Jason Grimsley. McNamee, as part of his cooperation with the investigation, confirmed that he acquired hGH for knobloch and that he personally injected Knobloch “at least seven to nine times.”

Gregg Zaun - Page 179 (227)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Zaun anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin and Winstrol) and produced a check to corroborate payment. Also, former Montreal Expos bullpen catcher, Luis Perez, told the Commissioner’s office in 2003 (after he had been arrested for marijuana possession) that he supplied Zaun and 7 other players with steroids.

David Justice - Page 181 (229)

Justice reportedly made a single purchase of “two or three kits” of human growth hormone (hGH) from convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, in late 2000 or early 2001. Former strength coach, Brian McNamee, told Mitchell investigators that Justice admitted to McNamee that he had obtained hGH from Radomski. Justice had already been interviewed by Mitchell before they acquired the evidence from Radomski and McNamee. Justice reportedly denied ever using any performance-enhancing drugs and named “many” players that he suspected had used steroids. Justice emphasized he had no direct knowledge of use by those players.

F.P. Santangelo - Page 182 (230)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that believed Santangelo had been referred to him by David Segui. Radomski said he sold anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin and testosterone) and human growth hormone (hGH) to Santangelo. Also, Adam Piatt told Mitchell investigators that Santangelo had referred him to Radomski after Piatt had asked where he could get performance enhancing drugs.

Glenallen Hill - Page 183 (231)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Hill human growth hormone in 2001 after sending Hill a “sample bottle” free of charge. Radomski also said that Hill referred Mo Vaughn to him in 2001. As a current team employee, Hill was required to talk to investigators. Hill said that he bought anabolic steroids (Sustanon) from Radomski but never used them. Both men admitted to at least 5 conversations about performance-enhancing drugs around 2000.

Mo Vaughn - Page 186 (234)

Vaughn reportedly bought human growth hormone (hGH) from Kirk Radomski leaving behind 3 checks made out to Radomski beginning in 2001. Radomski told investigators that he never sold Vaughn any anabolic steroids because Vaughn was “afraid of the big needles.”

Denny Neagle - Page 187 (235)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Neagle anabolic steroids and human growth hormone “five or six” times between 2000 and 2004. Radomski produced 8 checks from or on behalf of Neagle as well as several telephone numbers and an address marked “Col. Rockies Clubhouse” in Radomski’s address book.

Ron Villone - Page 188 (236)

Villone was referred to Kirk Radomski by Denny Neagle according to Radomski. According to the Mitchell report, Radomski sold Villone human growth hormone on three occasions from 2004 to 2005. Villone also called Radomski in mid-June 2006 looking for more hGH. Radomski told investigators that he told Villone he didn’t have any to sell.

Chris Donnels - Page 190 (238)

Donnels reportedly met convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski while Donnels played with the New York Mets (and Radomski was clubhouse attendant) in 1991 and 1992. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Donnels anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin, Dianabol, and testosterone) and human growth hormone on at least 8 occasions from 2000 to 2004. Donnels cooperated with the investigation after being contacted saying he expected to hear from them. Donnels gave a very detailed account from his first conversations about steroids with Ken Caminiti as early as 1993 to his own use of drugs over the years.

Todd Williams - Page 194 (242)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold anabolic steroids (Winstrol) to Williams in 2001. There was no corroborating evidence mentioned.

Phil Hiatt - Page 194 (242)

According to the Mitchell Report, Kirk Radomski said that he sold Hiatt anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin) and human growth hormone on “two or three occasions” after they met in 2001. Radomski said he sent a package to the Los Angeles Dodgers stadium for Hiatt as well as to two other addresses.

Todd Pratt - Page 195 (243)

Pratt was reportedly one of Kirk Radomski’s customers. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Pratt anabolic steroids twice adding that Pratt told him he had aquired steroids (Deca-Durabolin) from another source previously.

Kevin Young - Page 195 (243)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Young human growth hormone on two occasions, first after the 200 season and again in 2003. Several phone numbers for Young were found in Radomski’s address book.

Mike Lansing - Page 196 (244)

Lansing was referred to Kirk Radomski by David Segui according to Radomski. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he had 4 to 5 transactions with Lansing wherein he purchased testosterone and human growth hormone. Radomski said Lansing was familiar testosterone and “knew exactly what he wanted.” Phone numbers, addresses and money orders were found linking Lansing to Radomski.

Cody McKay - Page 197 (245)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold McKay steroids on at least two occasions. Investigators found McKays’s name, phone number and an address for the Indianapolis Indians (where McKay played in 2003) under his entry in Radomski’s address book.

Kent Mercker - Page 198 (246)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Mercker one kit of human growth hormone in October 2002. The report cited a check and an Express Mail receipt corroborating Radomski’s side of the story.

Adam Piatt - Page 199 (247)

Piatt, through his lawyer, contacted the Mitchell Investigation after Kirk Radomski’s guilty pleas was announced. Piatt, saying he was referred to Radomski by F.P. Santangelo, detailed years of using anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin or testosterone) and human growth hormone. Radomski produced 8 check made out to him from Piatt. Mitchell said Piatt should be “commended for his candor, for his willingness to admit that he made a mistake, and for accepting responsibility for his actions.”

Jason Christiansen - Page 205 (253)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Christiansen a single kit of human growth hormone in 2002. Radomski provided a check made out to him from Christiansen of $1600.

Mike Stanton - Page 205 (253)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Stanton human growth hormone on two occasions in 2003. Radomski produced one check and stated that Stanton paid in cash the other time.

Stephen Randolph - Page 206 (254)

Randolph was referred to Kirk Radomski by Chris Donnels according to Radomski. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Randolph human growth hormone at least one time in 2003 or 2004. Randolph’s name, address and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Paul Lo Duca - Page 208 (256)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Lo Duca “performance enhancing drugs” on at least six occasions. Only human growth hormone was mentioned by in reference to checks and notes written by Lo Duca to Radomski. Investigators found Lo Duca’s name, address and telephone number in Radomski’s address book.

Adam Riggs - Page 211 (259)

Riggs was referred to Kirk Radomski by Paul Lo Duca according to Radomski. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that he sold Riggs anabolic steroids (Winstrol), human growth hormone and clenbuterol. Radomski produced five checks/money orders made out to Radomski from Riggs. Riggs name, phone number and address were found in Radomski’s address book.

Bart Miadich - Page 212 (260)

Kirk Radomski told Mitchell investigators that Miadich was referred to him by Adam Riggs. Radomski described Miadich as a frequent purchaser of small quantities of anabolic steroids (Winstrol and testosterone) from 2002 to 2005. Radomski also indicated that Miadich was getting human growth hormone from a different source. Former teammate and admitted steroid user, Chad Allen, told Mitchell investigators that Miadich’s body mass and definition, along with skin tightness and “roid rage” indicated to hm that he was using steroids.

Fernando Vina - Page 213 (261)

Vina reportedly knew Kirk Radomski from when Vina was a minor league player in the New York Mets system. Radomski told the Mitchell Investigation that he provided Vina with anabolic steroids(Deca-Durabolin and Winstrol) and human growth hormone to Vina from 6 to 8 times between 2000 and 2005. Radomski produced three checks from Vina and Vina’s name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Kevin Brown - Page 214 (262)

Brown was referred to Kirk Radomski by Paul Lo Duca according to Radomski. Radomski told Mitchell investigators that Brown was very knowledgable about hGH before Radomski sold Brown anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin) and human growth hormone 5 or 6 times after 2001. Investigators seized an Express Mail receipt from 2004 addressed to Brown with his address. Brown’s name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Eric Gagne - Page 217 (265)

Gagne was referred to Kirk Radomski by Paul Lo Duca according to Radomski. Radomski said he sold Gagne human growth hormone on two occasions. Radomski said he and Gagne only spoke once (regarding how to get air out of a syringe) while Gagne was with Lo Duca. After that, according to Radomski, Lo Duca placed orders on Gagne’s behalf. Payment was made by through Lo duca once and directly from Gagne the other time. Both times shipments were sent directly to Gagne, once to Dodger Stadium and the other to Gagne’s home. The report cited an Express Mail receipt corroborating a 2004 delivery. Gagne’s name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Mike Bell - Page 219 (267)

Bell was a customer of convicted Steroid Dealer, Kirk Radomski. As a current club employee, Bell was required to cooperate with the Mitchell Investigation. Bell admitted to using human growth hormone purchased from Radomski during the 2003 off-season. Bell said he had never used any other performance enhancing drugs (including hGH) on any other occasion. Bell’s name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Matt Herges - Page 221 (269)

Herges was referred to Kirk Radomski by Paul Lo Duca according to Radomski though he says they never met in person. Radomski said he sold Herges human growth hormone 2 or 3 times in 2004 and 2005. Ivestigators found an Express Mail receipt and another undated shipping receipt both addressed to Herges were found by federal agents.

Gary Bennett, Jr. - Page 222 (270)

Bennett, Jr. was referred to Kirk Radomski by Denny Neagle according to Radomski. Radomski said he sold Bennett, Jr. two kits of human growth hormone on one occasion. Bennett, Jr.’s name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Jim Parque - Page 223 (271)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Parque human growth hormone on two occasions in 2003. Radomski said that Parque sent him some Winstrol in 2003 for Radomski to “check out.” Radomski deemed the drugs “no good” and threw them out. Radomski produced two checks from Parque. Parque‘s name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Brendan Donnelly - Page 224 (272)

Donnelly was referred to Kirk Radomski by Adam Riggs according to Radomski. Radomski said Donnelly contacted him looking for the anabolic steroid Anavar, instead Radomski reportedly sent the pitcher Deca-Durabolin (also an anabolic steroid).

Chad Allen - Page 225 (273)

Allen was referred to Kirk Radomski by Chris Donnels according to Radomski. Radomski said he sold anabolic steroids (Deca-Durabolin, Winstrol and testosterone) to Allen on at least 3 occasions. Radomski noted that Allen couldn’t afford human growth hormone. Allen spoke to Mitchell investigators and admitted to purchasing and using steroids (Winstrol) only once, after the 2003 season. Radomski produced one check from Allen. Radomski said the check was for ten vials of steroids while Allen said it was payment from an anti-estrogen drug used in conjunction with steroids. Radomski acknowledged that he sent Femara to Allen.

Jeff Williams - Page 227 (275)

Convicted steroid dealer, Kirk Radomski, told Mitchell investigators that he sold Williams anabolic steroids (Anavar and Dianabol) but didn’t say how many times or in what quantities. Radomski produced one check from Williams dated December 10, 2004. Williams’ name, address, and phone number were found in Radomski’s address book.

Howie Clark - Page 228 (276)

Clark was referred to Kirk Radomski by Larry Bigbie according to Radomski. According to the Mitchell report, Radomski sold Clark human growth hormone on four or five occasions. Radomski produced two money orders from Clark from April/May 2005

Nook Logan - Page 229 (277)

Logan was referred to Kirk Radomski by Rondell White according to Radomski. According to the Mitchell report, Radomski sold Logan one kit of human growth hormone just before federal agents raided his home. Radomski still had Logan’s phone number in his cell phone while he was interviewed by Mitchell investigators and provided that number.

Dan Naulty - Page 232 (280)

As part of the Mitchell investigator’s efforts to interview former players, they contacted Naulty. Naulty admitted using anabolic steroids “on and off” for seven years and human growth hormone for one in both the minor and major leagues beginning in 1993.

 
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