A Report On Alex 's Biogenesis Scandal Essay

814 Words Oct 13th, 2014 4 Pages
1. Sources: http://nypost.com/2014/01/11/a-rod-biogenesis-timeline/ - This source from New York Post shows the timeline leading up to Alex 's biogenesis scandal. http://www.mlbdailydish.com/2013/3/13/4098074/biogenesis-ped-scandal-government-steps-up-investigation - This source leads up to government becoming involved with Bosch; the leader of biogenesis.
2. Background and Details Alex Rodriguez was called out among other MLB players who have proven to be linked to using banned-performance enhancing drugs "PED 's." Alex later claimed his case of PED use in an interview on 20/20 that he did use PED 's during his 2001-2003 career with the Texas Rangers. Meanwhile, while this "call-out" was taking place, other players such as Ryan Braun and Nelson Cruz were later served with suspensions as well as hefty fines. Alex called out his primary source to providing these drug enhancements, Tony Bosch. Rodriguez 's case seem to settle down some and geared towards focusing on other players of MLB who may be linked. MLB comissioner Bud Selig, did his homework and called out 11 other players in the PED scandal, all leading to heavy suspensions and fines. Selig, did not stop there though, he ran right back to A-Rod 's case. While other players seemed to have only used in a 6 month to 1 year period, A-Rod used for some years. Selig wanted to make sure A-Rod served a well-defined suspension. Alex was slapped with a 211 game suspension of the 2014 season. Fans as well as MLB…

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