ESPN Sources: Tony Bosch Injected Alex Rodriguez With Performance Enhancing Drugs
In the wake of New Times investigation into Coral Gables clinic Biogenesis, both Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and clinic owner Tony Bosch have denied any link to each other or to performance enhancing drugs.
But a source tells ESPN's T.J. Quinn in a new report that the pair not only knew each other, but that Bosch would personally inject Rodriguez with drugs at the player's Miami Beach mansion.
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One source recounts to Quinn that Rodriguez would regularly text Bosch to come to his North Bay Road mansion late at night to personally inject him. Unlike other athletes -- who would receive shipments from Bosch through intermediaries, ESPN reports -- Bosch personally attended to Rodriguez.
"Only Tony handled A-Rod," the source tells Quinn.
ESPN reports on one night where Bosch supposedly was kicked out of Rodriguez's mansion for having trouble locating a vein. Here's what Quinn writes:
One night last spring, a source said, Bosch told associates he had been kicked out of Rodriguez's home after he had trouble locating a vein, infuriating the player. The sources did not say why Bosch would have been tapping a vein, as HGH and testosterone do not require intravenous injections. But whatever he was doing, "Tony said A-Rod was pissed at him," a source said. "He said he was bleeding everywhere."
Two sources confirmed to Quinn that they'd seen documents that detailed drug regimens and schedules for A-Rod, and several sources say Bosch talked openly about his relationship with the star.
Reached by Quinn, Bosch called the allegations "bullshit" and "all wrong," while an A-Rod spokesman said "the allegations are not true."
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