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    More MLB Players Being Investigated

    The FBI said Thursday it has opened a preliminary investigation into whether baseball all-star Miguel Tejada lied to federal authorities when he denied taking steroids or other performance-enhancing drugs.

    At issue are comments Tejada gave to House committee investigators in August 2005 when he was with the Baltimore Orioles. He denied during the interview that he used illegal performance-enhancing drugs or knew of other players using or talking about steroids.

    The House Oversight and Government Committee this week asked Attorney General Michael Mukasey to investigate

    Tejada's statements, parts of which were included in a letter to the Justice Department.

    "Has there been discussion among other players about steroids?" a committee staffer asked, according to the letter.
    "No, I never heard," Tejada replied.

    "You never knew of any other player using steroids?" Tejada was asked.

    "No," he replied.

    "Have you ever taken a steroid before?" he was asked at another point.

    "No," he said.


    Tejada also answered "No" when asked if he had ever taken any illegal performance-enhancing drugs or any other steroid precursor.

    The Mitchell report includes statements by Adam Piatt, Tejada's former teammate with the Oakland Athletics, who said he gave Tejada steroids and HGH in 2003. Mitchell also included copies of checks allegedly written by Tejada to Piatt in March 2003 for $3,100 and $3,200.
    Making false statements to Congress is a felony.

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    Re: More MLB Players Being Investigated

    Since Mitchell didn't have subpoena power, couldn't Piatt change his story and Tejada would be okay?



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    Re: More MLB Players Being Investigated

    Government needs to stay out of it. "WE NEED CHANGE" - Obama



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    Re: More MLB Players Being Investigated

    I was just going to ask, how did they even get involved in the first place?



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    Re: More MLB Players Being Investigated

    Quote Originally Posted by clonefan_80 View Post
    I was just going to ask, how did they even get involved in the first place?
    A couple reasons, which have been mentioned by others...steroids are prescriptions medications (which are federally regulated), and they are being trafficked between states (interstate commerce is also federally regulated).

    I'll leave it up to you as to whether this is a good use of their/our time....



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    Re: More MLB Players Being Investigated

    So has Mr Roid, Barry Bonds, hooked up with a team yet?


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