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    A-Rod in Miami Steroid Probe

    In this Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez takes batting practice before Game 4 of the American League championship series against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. The New York Yankees said Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, Rodriguez will have surgery on his left hip and will miss the start of the season and possibly the entire first half. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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    The New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez and the San Francisco Giants’ Melky Cabrera are among the athletes mentioned in records from Biogenesis, an anti-aging company that may actually have been involved in selling performance-enhancing drugs. The now-closed clinic in Miami was run by 49-year-old Anthony Bosch, who had been investigated for allegedly providing Manny Ramirez with banned substances. The clinic’s records mention at least a dozen other star athletes and baseball pros. In a statement, the MLB said: “We are always extremely disappointed to learn of potential links between players and the use of performance-enhancing substances and have been active in the issues that have emerged in South Florida ... Banned substances ... have no place in our game.”

    Read it at The Miami New Times