“In the month previous to his visit I was contacted by Bill Romanowski a couple times,” Conte said on the show. “He expressed that Alex would like to meet with me for consultation regarding nutritional supplementation,” he told Rome. “They wanted to make sure that nobody was in the building and the coast was clear and so on. It was a little bit bizarre that they didn’t just mosey on in.”
It didn’t just end there. Conte went on to make a very bold claim, stating that half of the league is on some sort of performance enhancing drug. You hear that, MLB?
“If I define (players using performance-enhancing drugs) as the entire calendar year, including the offseason, I believe it’s about 50%. Listen, performance-enhancing drugs work. I know that.”
Check out a brief snippet of the interview below. These statements could have some major implications in MLB’s quest to snuff out this problem.
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