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    Default Miami New Times: A Miami Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports' Biggest Names

    Color me shocked- more instances of PED use being uncovered. Apparently this was the clinic that Melky and ARod frequented.

    A Miami Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports' Biggest Names

    Open the neat spreadsheet and scroll past the listing of local developers, prominent attorneys, and personal trainers. You'll find a lengthy list of nicknames: Mostro, Al Capone, El Cacique, Samurai, Yukon, Mohamad, Felix Cat, and D.R.

    Then check out the main column, where their real names flash like an all-star roster of professional athletes with Miami ties: San Francisco Giants outfielder Melky Cabrera, Oakland A's hurler Bartolo Colón, pro tennis player Wayne Odesnik, budding Cuban superstar boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa, and Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz. There's even the New York Yankees' $275 million man himself, Alex Rodriguez, who has sworn he stopped juicing a decade ago.

    Read further and you'll find more than a dozen other baseball pros, from former University of Miami ace Cesar Carrillo to Padres catcher Yasmani Grandal to Washington Nationals star Gio Gonzalez. Notable coaches are there too, including UM baseball conditioning guru Jimmy Goins.

    The names are all included in an extraordinary batch of records from Biogenesis, an anti-aging clinic tucked into a two-story office building just a hard line drive's distance from the UM campus. They were given to New Times by an employee who worked at Biogenesis before it closed last month and its owner abruptly disappeared. The records are clear in describing the firm's real business: selling performance-enhancing drugs, from human growth hormone (HGH) to testosterone to anabolic steroids.

    Interviews with six customers and two former employees corroborate the tale told by the patient files, the payment records, and the handwritten notebooks kept by the clinic's chief, 49-year-old Anthony Bosch.

    Bosch's history with steroids also adds credence to the paperwork. The son of a prominent Coral Gables physician named Pedro Publio Bosch, he was connected with banned substances when slugger Manny Ramirez was suspended for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy in 2009. At the time, MLB confirmed the Drug Enforcement Administration was probing the father and son for allegedly providing Ramirez with HCG, a compound often used at the tail end of steroid cycles.
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    Man, the guy running this was a sleezeball. Interesting how this place was tied to 4 of the last high profile pings on PEDs (Cabrera, Colon, Manny and Grandal).

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    Default Re: Miami New Times: A Miami Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports' Biggest Names

    Meanwhile, Ray Lewis is spraying deer antler spray under his tongue...that's cool though.

    MLB has a tough road to suspend these guys when they passed all of MLBs standard drug test, with the exception of those who didn't and were already punished.
    Manziel's reps also insist it's a hoax -- and he's never made a penis video on "It's a Small World" or any other Disney ride.
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    Default Re: Miami New Times: A Miami Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports' Biggest Names

    Add Peralta to the list...


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    Default Re: Miami New Times: A Miami Clinic Supplies Drugs to Sports' Biggest Names

    No wonder Jhonny had such a fat face.

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