A-Rod’s Lawyer Blasts MLB For ‘Despicable, Unethical’ Investigation Into Biogenesis

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Major League Baseball’s investigation into a shuttered Florida anti-aging clinic accused of supplying performance-enhancing drugs to professional athletes is “despicable, unethical and potentially illegal,” a lawyer representing Yankees star Alex Rodriguez told USA Today.

A-Rod has landed in the middle of baseball’s firestorm surrounding Biogenesis and its operator, Anthony Bosch. He was first linked to the clinic in January, when the Miami New Times reported that Rodriguez’s name or nicknames appeared multiple times in Biogenesis’ records. Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun and Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli have also been tied to the clinic, among others. All have denied the allegations.

“One thing we know: that evidence is unreliable,” A-Rod’s attorney, David Cornwell, told USA Today. “They have tainted the evidence beyond the point that you can rely on it, from their own conduct. And it’s because of this hysterical reaction to the concept (that players got…

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