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MLB announces Curt Schilling PED ‘matter closed’

Posted By Jerry Spar On February 8, 2013 @ 2:07 pm In General | 21 Comments

Major League Baseball [1] on Friday released a statement about the Curt Schilling [2] situation, following the former pitcher’s comments that he had been encouraged by a member of the Red Sox organization in 2008 to use performance-enhancing drugs [3].

“At the time of the incident in question in 2008, the Boston Red Sox [4] immediately reported the allegations to Major League Baseball as required by our investigative protocols,” the MLB statement said. “Once the Red Sox reported the matter, Major League Baseball assumed sole responsibility for the investigation. The club handled the matter consistent with all MLB rules and requirements and in a manner that was above reproach.

“Major League Baseball thoroughly investigated the allegations and considers the matter closed.”


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