Friday, February 1, 2013
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MIAMI—The texts, the source said, usually came late at night, telling Anthony Bosch to come to the house. Bosch would then head to the waterfront mansion on Biscayne Bay, through the gate on North Bay Road, to inject performance-enhancing drugs into Alex Rodriguez.
Procedures were different, though, sources told “Outside the Lines,” for the other athletes who were customers of Bosch’s Biogenesis of America clinic in Coral Gables, which Major League Baseball considers the center of a widespread doping operation in South Florida. Those athletes, sources said, relied on intermediaries to transport the performance-enhancing drug regimens Bosch provided.
But for A-Rod, the service was always personal: “Only Tony handled A-Rod,” one source told “Outside the Lines.”
The visits were every few weeks. One night last spring, a source said, Bosch told associates he had been kicked out of Rodriguez’ home after he had trouble locating a vein and infuriated the player. The sources did not say why Bosch would have been tapping a vein, as HGH and testosterone do not require intravenous injections. But whatever he was doing, “Tony said A-Rod was pissed at him,” a source said. “He said he was bleeding everywhere.”
Several sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Bosch spoke openly about his relationship with the Yankee All-Star, and two sources said that documents they reviewed detailed the drug regimens and schedules Rodriguez received.
A spokesperson for Rodriguez on Friday said, “the allegations are not true.”
I’m still holding out hope that all of this is fabricated and Rodriguez will be vindicated but keeping my head in this sand is starting to get uncomfortable.
Seriously, this looks pretty bad.
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