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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: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: June 4, 2011 12:29 pm
 

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

But But But?? what about the Red Sox??  What about Ortiz?? Manny?? Wah Wah  Gonzales??

 

 

LOL

 

Chew on that you crying moron!!

 

and your "Other MLB post" only came because you got called out on your moronic  Red Sox Poor Yankees get picked on post !

 

LOL  Maybe you should leave  until you grow up !!




Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 11:57 am
 

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

Are you unable to comprehend your own posts? In your post you stated that 2004 and 2007 should have asteriks. Both the years the Sox won, hence you were singleing out the Sox. You DID NOT state any other years or teams in that post. What is so difficult to understand there? Yes in another post you said all teams had users but yet you think only 2004/2007 should be considered tainted (hence the asteriks). Why is that? My poin is that if you put an asterik next to those two years you need to put an asterik next to all the recent years from probably 1990 on, maybe before. Try and stick to the questions at hand please. I understand you hate the Sox, but when you decide to single out one team when all were guilty it makes you look foolish...then to act like you did not makes you look even worse
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



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 4, 2011 11:52 am
 

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

Users probably include guys from the Padres, Phillies, Marlins, Mets, Orioles, Giants, Dodgers, Mariners, Twins and many other bog boy teams and terms! LOL!
I must of missed the "I said all of MLB" part in your post
Can you read it now? Good boy! LOL

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



Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 9:13 pm
 

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

I've mentioned every team not just the Yanks or Sox........Read please! LOL




Are you unable to comprehend your own posts? In your post you stated that 2004 and 2007 should have asteriks. Both the years the Sox won, hence you were singleing out the Sox. You DID NOT state any other years or teams in that post. What is so difficult to understand there? Yes in another post you said all teams had users but yet you think only 2004/2007 should be considered tainted (hence the asteriks). Why is that? My poin is that if you put an asterik next to those two years you need to put an asterik next to all the recent years from probably 1990 on, maybe before. Try and stick to the questions at hand please. I understand you hate the Sox, but when you decide to single out one team when all were guilty it makes you look foolish...then to act like you did not makes you look even worse.



Since: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: June 3, 2011 6:30 pm
 

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

 

.....But I stated that ALL of the MLB teams had users....not back tracking at all...I've always said this...


Damn you really are stupid..


Your post about calling out all the other MLB teams LOL


It's always a witch hunt with the Yanks. Same with the "Investigation" into steroid use and the "list". The investigation was done by an employee of the Red Sox and go figure....The biggest names were Yankee players. Ortiz, Manny and I'm SURE many other Red Sox have used or are currently using. I'd bet the house on it.  How many other users did the Red Sox have? Who knows but the thing is; 2004 and 2007 will ALWAYS be tainted by Manny and Ortiz (and many others I'm sure). It's a baseball fact....the sooner everyone realizes it the better.......But the "*" in as the Steroid Era and be done with it.....


I must of missed the "I said all of MLB" part in your post




LOL  Yeah you don't whine ..no not much at all !

But But But?? What about the Red Sox???




Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 4:36 pm
 

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

LOL Ironic you calling me a whiney b****   Where did I whine about The Red Sox? Your the resident whiner here you prove it every time you respond with your But But what about the Red Sox?? LOL



The only reason why you now say It's just not the Red Sox is only because your trying to save face  but it's too late now, Your a whiney little Red Sox hater your previous post say that about you .


I really don't care who is on the list.. Yankee /Red Sox any other MLB team. I just think it's funny how you try to deflect anything about the Yankees that isn't shall we say " A Perfect Story" about how great and wonderful the Yanks are.

You go on a childish rampage, Calling out the Red Sox.  I find you amusingly stupid , but hey don't cry over it. You obviously can't help it.


I understand
Still whining I see.........Try and follow along.......I know it's hard when your blinded by hate for the 27 time World Champion New York Yankees.....But I stated that ALL of the MLB teams had users....not back tracking at all...I've always said this......I responded to you and another Red Sox fan with finger pointing at your team.......The fact is the TWO of you were the only ones trolling the blog, so I responded in kind......Again, this is an adult blog and I am entitled to have an opinion even if I disagree with yours! LOL! I never said that the Yankees were a perfect story or a perfect franchise! Far from it......Your a disgrace to your fanbase! LOL



Since: Feb 13, 2011
Posted on: June 3, 2011 4:22 pm
 

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

Steroid use is everywhere redsoxfan25....even you whiny b**** like you can understand that........OK, it's not just the Red Sox ok?? LOL! Does that make you feel better? LOL! Users probably include guys from the Padres, Phillies, Marlins, Mets, Orioles, Giants, Dodgers, Mariners, Twins and many other bog boy teams and terms! LOL!


LOL Ironic you calling me a whiney b****   Where did I whine about The Red Sox? Your the resident whiner here you prove it every time you respond with your But But what about the Red Sox?? LOL



The only reason why you now say It's just not the Red Sox is only because your trying to save face  but it's too late now, Your a whiney little Red Sox hater your previous post say that about you .


I really don't care who is on the list.. Yankee /Red Sox any other MLB team. I just think it's funny how you try to deflect anything about the Yankees that isn't shall we say " A Perfect Story" about how great and wonderful the Yanks are.

You go on a childish rampage, Calling out the Red Sox.  I find you amusingly stupid , but hey don't cry over it. You obviously can't help it.


I understand



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 3:23 pm
 

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

Here is thing. EVERY team had key players jiucing. Including your beloved Yankees. Like it or not it was an even playing field. You pick out the Red Sox soley due to your hatred of them. If thier years should have asteriks why not the Yankees and whoever else? Fact is you cannot even have an objective discussion when it involves the Sox or Yanks. Did the team do something wrong? YES! Did EVERY team do the same thing? YES!. So why villify one team more than another? It was not as if any team was innocent. My point is that you make it seem like the Sox should be the only team suffering any penalties for the roids/peds when that is just crazy.
I've mentioned every team not just the Yanks or Sox........Read please! LOL



Since: Sep 2, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 3:21 pm
 

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

Maybe when you actually act like an adult and not the whiny little crybaby you are showing me you actually are and face up to the Fact that this is not about The Red Sox or what they did or what place they are in and just discuss what the blog is actually about Maybe then I will take you serious but all I see is you still deflecting and crying Wah Wah Wah!

Poor you, The Red Sox get special treatment.

If you were an adult you would see that this article is a fluff piece about your precious Arod not a vendetta from the Red Sox, but you don't see that All you see and say is  But But But!! RSN is blinded !!

and you sure don't go on about anybody else in MLB as you do the Red Sox. So who is panicking here??


Your excuses for everything are

Ortiz and Manny juiced!!  Adrian too!!  07' 04'  Tainted!!  RSN is blinded!! RSN in a panic!!


and you say I am in a panic LOL .

Steroid use is everywhere redsoxfan25....even you whiny b**** like you can understand that........OK, it's not just the Red Sox ok?? LOL! Does that make you feel better? LOL! Users probably include guys from the Padres, Phillies, Marlins, Mets, Orioles, Giants, Dodgers, Mariners, Twins and many other bog boy teams and terms! LOL!

The Red Sox got special treatment and any fan of MLB can see that.......George Mitchell was a Red Sox employee......The biggest names from HIS list were Yankees......But what about the Big Boy list????? AAAnd as I've said "the list" includes Nomar Garciaparra, Johnny Damon, Pedro Martinez, Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz and Trot Nixon.

If the Rotoinfo.com list is accurate, that means that SIX of the 2004 Red Sox's KEY players were steroid users! Ouch! Fistpump!




Since: Sep 11, 2006
Posted on: June 3, 2011 3:21 pm
 

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

Why NOT single them out? The "List" More importantly, the list from 2004 ALSO includes Nomar Garciaparra, Johnny Damon, Pedro Martinez, and Trot Nixon.

If the Rotoinfo.com list is accurate, that means that SIX of the 2004 Red Sox's KEY players were steroid users. Who has had more alleged users from one team during ONE year????? LOL



Here is thing. EVERY team had key players jiucing. Including your beloved Yankees. Like it or not it was an even playing field. You pick out the Red Sox soley due to your hatred of them. If thier years should have asteriks why not the Yankees and whoever else? Fact is you cannot even have an objective discussion when it involves the Sox or Yanks. Did the team do something wrong? YES! Did EVERY team do the same thing? YES!. So why villify one team more than another? It was not as if any team was innocent. My point is that you make it seem like the Sox should be the only team suffering any penalties for the roids/peds when that is just crazy.



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