The Tony Bosch Files: Nelson Cruz, Yasmani Grandal, Wayne Odesnik, Yuriorkis Gamboa, Yasmani Grandal, Jimmy Goins and Yuri Sucart's Records
On Monday, New Times released an investigation into Biogenesis, a local anti-aging firm run by Tony Bosch. Records obtained by New Times suggest Bosch was selling performance enhancing drugs to a number of professional athletes; throughout the week, we've been posting those records as they pertain to the nine athletes and one coach mentioned in our report.
Click through for the records linked to Texas Rangers outfielder Nelson Cruz, tennis pro Wayne Odesnik, boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa, San Diego catcher Yasmani Grandal, minor league pitcher Cesar Carillo, UM strength and conditioning coach Jimmy Goins and Yuri Sucart, Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez's cousin.
Thus far, Rodriguez, Bosch, Odesnik, Cruz and Gonzalez have all issued statements denying New Times report into Biogenesis. For a full accounting of the records New Times obtained and the lengths we went to in order to confirm their veracity, read our post on Alex Rodriguez's files.
First, Cruz's records. His name appears in a client list from the firm dated June 2012, with the nickname "Mohamad":
The rest of the entries come from Bosch's personal notebook labeled "2012," starting with this:
This entry, which mentions traveling to Texas:
This, which appears to refer to trips to visit Melky Cabrera, Yasmani Grandal and Nelson Cruz:
And finally this entry:
Next, this undated file shows what appears to be a drug regimen for Miami-based Cuban boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa before an upcoming bout with Brandon Rios:
Yasmani Grandal, a former star player for the University of Miami and for Miami Springs high school, appears in Bosch's records under his own name, with the misspelled first name "Josmany" and by a nickname: "Springs."
Grandal was suspended 50 games by Major League Baseball last season after getting caught with a high testosterone level. Here he is on a Biogenesis client list dated June 2012:
Grandal is repeatedly mentioned in Bosch's personal notebook labeled "2012," including this entry, which includes a lengthy drug regimen:
There's also this:
This as well:
Another athlete already linked with performance-enhancing drugs listed in Bosch's records is tennis pro Wayne Odesnik. Born in South Africa but raised mostly in the Miami area, Odesnik was banned from the tour for a year after Australian authorities caught him in March 2010 importing human growth hormone.
Odesnik's name appears repeatedly in Bosch's files, starting with this note:
This comes from Bosch's book labeled "2010:"
This entry also comes from another notebook:
This comes from a "2011" notebook:
As does this entry:
And this notation:
This comes from an undated, hand-written client list:
Bartolo Colon is yet another player recently caught violating his sport's PED policy. Colon was suspended by MLB for 50 games last year after being caught with synthetic testosterone in his system.
Colon appears on the Biogenesis client list dated June 2012, with the nickname "DUI":
Jimmy Goins is not a professional athlete, but he has been the University of Miami baseball team's strength and conditioning coach for the past nine seasons. His name appears in Bosch's hand-written business books, starting here:
This also comes from a handwritten book:
This comes from a Biogenesis file dated December 14, 2011:
This is another entry:
And another file:
Cesar Carillo is another athlete with University of Miami ties. Carillo won his first 24 starts as a Hurricane before being drafted in the first round in 2005. He's currently in the Detroit Tigers minor league system.
Carillo is listed on the Biogenesis client list dated June 2012:
He also appears in Bosch's hand-written notebooks:
This comes from the "2011" book:
This is from the "2012" notebook:
As is this:
This comes from an undated file in the records:
As does this:
Finally, Yuri Sucart regularly appears in Bosch's records. Sucart is notable because when Alex Rodriguez admitted in a 2009 interview that he had taken steroids from 2001-2003, Sucart -- his cousin who lives in South Miami -- was identified as the connection who provided the PEDs.
This entry comes from one handwritten book. In many entries, like this, Sucart appears on the same list as Rodriguez:
This is from the same book:
This entry is dated 2010:
This is from a handwritten notebook:
This comes from a "2011" notebook:
This is from another file:
This entry is dated 2011:
There's also this entry:
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