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MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

Posted on: June 2, 2011 10:09 am
Edited on: June 2, 2011 1:58 pm
 
By Matt Snyder

The cousin who Alex Rodriguez said was his accomplice to using PEDs back in 2003 has been spotted at the Yankees team hotel on a recent road trip, according to the New York Daily News. In turn, Major League Baseball is investigating what kind of access, if any, has been granted to Yuri Sucart -- the cousin in question. (ESPN New York)

During spring training of 2009, Rodriguez discussed with reporters his drug use back in 2003, and said that he had a cousin who would travel to the Dominican Republic and get access to performance-enhancing drugs and bring them back for Rodriguez's use. Though the name was never used, that cousin was later revealed to be Sucart. Since then, Sucart has been banned by the Yankees from having contact with the team and MLB has forbidden him from gaining access to restricted areas.

Thus, when Sucart was spotted at a hotel in San Francisco where the Yankees stayed during their series against the Oakland A's -- in addition to the Daily News report that Sucart has been a "constant presence" on the road for the Yankees since last season -- a red flag was raised.

Sucart is not, however -- and could not be -- banned from maintaining a relationship with his cousin or seeing him in any public place (such as a hotel).

I wouldn't call this a witch hunt just yet, but it's hard to get worked up about a player hanging out with his cousin -- especially since pretty much everyone involved in the initial situation said Sucart was only doing what A-Rod asked him to. If Sucart is being granted access to the locker room, that needs to stop, but if he's just visiting with his cousin, I'd say there's nothing to see here. Any suggestion that Sucart is going to somehow harm Rodriguez would be suggesting that A-Rod had no idea in the first place what drugs he was doing in 2003 -- which is obviously ridiculous.

UPDATE: ESPN.com is reporting that Major League Baseball has resolved the issue and found nothing wrong. Just as I suspected, it was much ado about nothing.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 6, 2011 1:09 am
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

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Since: Apr 8, 2007
Posted on: June 5, 2011 2:51 am
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue


 :
Can I get Sweet Baby Rays Honey Smoked BBQ. :)

I agree about it being a cheat. It's just we can never tell who took it and who didn't. I mean you can look at it being only the Mitchell list or it can alot player on every team from that era. I think sadly that it's the latter.  I mean What if some of the players who are now in the H.O.F who retired in the 1990-2000 where tested back then it would probably be alot more people. I mean Manny, Barry, Clemens, Palmeiro, McGuire, and Sosa were found to be on it. If this happened in 1993. How many greats then. They were the top players for years. I can't trust the players because too many possiblilties.  



Since: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: June 4, 2011 9:13 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

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Yep , your right your job here is done..
you have proved once again what a complete idiot you are.
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LOL  freaking moron.



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 8:15 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

poor little yankee fans
Really? Seems we are in first place! Papelbum just gave up three, count em, THREE Earned runs! LOL! Ortiz, Manny and four other steroid users really seems to make you upset! Truth hurts????? I love it because guess what? No one cares about who this article was written about! MY JOB HERE IS DONE! Nothing you could do or say (including spellcheck,  weak insults, typing in caps, bold, pounding your fist, or your sh***y writing) will ever be enough to show that you won anything in this blog fight! LOL! *2004, *2007! You = PWNED! LOL! Fistpump!



Since: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: June 4, 2011 7:57 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

Yanks >>> Your team and reding skills! DOH!

So since you you seem to call out others as in panic mode because they can't spell .


Does this mean your in a panick??


LOL  idiot!



Since: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: June 4, 2011 7:53 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

PANIC MODE IN beantown! lolololol! FISTPUMP! redsoxfan25 is irate and crying! wagggggggggh!


But But what about Ortiz?? What about Manny? and Adrian Gonzales too??

Oh my  poor poor Yankees always getting picked on.. 


LOL keep thinking your bothering Red Sox fans, if anything your just another moron laughing at your own stupid chants thinking your clever but hate to break it to you Your not , just sadly amusing with your constant whining about Ortiz and Co.

If anybody is crying Soxkillaz, it's you , poor little yankee fan.



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 5:24 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

You have just proven why most everyone on this site does not even bother with your posts. You are an idiot through and through. You missed the entire point of my posts but what should I expect from a dullard? Call the Sox titles tainted all you,if theirs are tainted so are the Yankees einstein.  As for me deflecting and being in panic mode because I have made typo and maybe grammatical or spelling errors. That again shows that you are a tool. Fact is I dont bother worrying about grammar or typos on here. It is a waste of time. If you think that means I that worried about some a$$clown calling the Sox cheaters or their titles tainted then you are just delusional. As you said I could leave if I cant handle it,well truth be told I cannot handle trying to have a logical discussion with someone who is unable or unwilling to do just that. So I wont bother with you again unless I get truly bored. Have fun and ask mommy to bring you down some supper, sounds like it is past your feeding time
ROTFL @ you



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 3:29 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

I can certainly comprehend what I post to moronic Red Sox fans who obviously are feeling inferior! YES my post mentioned *2004 and *2007. It's obvious I've got your goat! LOL! If you cant handle it, leave........simple......The article mentioned Arod his cousin etc., I brought up a familiar situation in the Boston Red Sox....Live with it because LIKE I SAID BEFORE, it's a MLB WIDE issue! Not just with the Yankees or The tainted Red Sox.....It' must suck that your team hasnt had a legit Championship since 1918.....Obvious that it still weighs on your mind......Your hatred in your posts, typos and other errors in your "work" make it obvious that your rattled and your in panic maode because your team is so flawed right now......Deflect all you want but Arod wasnt/isnt the only user in MLB....Boston Red Sox had at least SIX in 2004....Chew on that


You have just proven why most everyone on this site does not even bother with your posts. You are an idiot through and through. You missed the entire point of my posts but what should I expect from a dullard? Call the Sox titles tainted all you,if theirs are tainted so are the Yankees einstein.  As for me deflecting and being in panic mode because I have made typo and maybe grammatical or spelling errors. That again shows that you are a tool. Fact is I dont bother worrying about grammar or typos on here. It is a waste of time. If you think that means I that worried about some a$$clown calling the Sox cheaters or their titles tainted then you are just delusional. As you said I could leave if I cant handle it,well truth be told I cannot handle trying to have a logical discussion with someone who is unable or unwilling to do just that. So I wont bother with you again unless I get truly bored. Have fun and ask mommy to bring you down some supper, sounds like it is past your feeding time.




Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 1:17 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

PANIC MODE IN beantown! lolololol! FISTPUMP! redsoxfan25 is irate and crying! wagggggggggh!



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 1:16 pm
 

MLB investigates A-Rod's cousin, finds no issue

what about the Red Sox??  What about Ortiz?? Manny?? Gonzales
Your right redsoxfan25, your right! I'm so happy you see it my way......I cant believe you agree with me and many others about the steroid use throughout MLB and on the Red Sox team....Your also right...Manny, Ortiz and AGone all used......Congrats on coming to the realization.....Ouch!


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