Meet the Miami Doctor Accused of Juicing Manny Ramirez
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When MLB nailed Manny Ramirez with a 50-game suspension in May for using banned substances, several newspapers reported that he got his juice from a Florida doctor.
Now, if ESPN's investigative team is correct, we know his name: Dr. Pedro Bosch, a 71-year-old Coral Gables physician.
ESPN reports that Bosch and his son, 45-year-old Anthony Bosch, are under investigation by the DEA for supplying Rameriz with illegal drugs. Anthony Bosch, according to the Worldwide Leader, is a well-known hobnobber in Latin American baseball circles.
Neither Anthony nor Pedro Bosch have criminal records in Miami, based on Riptide's search of public records. Pedro has been involved in a number of civil lawsuits, including a malpractice claim in 2004 that was dismissed and six different contract disputes that same year with financial institutions.
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Pedro Bosch's practice is on S. Douglas Road, just south of Coral Gables Hospital. The address is pictured above, via Google Earth. He owns a $640,000 house in Coral Gables.
Manny's playing in the minor leagues right now, preparing for a return to the big leagues in a few weeks. Chances are, he's hoping not too much more comes out about the good Dr. Bosch.
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