Mitchell Report Released Today, Sends Shockwaves Through MLB

Former Senator George Mitchell will be releasing the 300-page result of his steroid investigation today at 2pm. There is already rampant speculation about who will be named, with some sources boldly claiming it will be a bad day in the Bronx.

While we don’t really want to speculate much here (not that we have much to get sued for) we’d love to hear your thoughts on the forum.

Update – 1:15 pm: A preview of a list was posted and quickly pulled from NBC’s website. NBC pulled it due to “discrepancies reported by Major League Baseball”.

Update 2:45 pm: Many of the names on the earlier leaked report were incorrect. The pulled list, however, did name Andy Pettitte and Roger Clemens as widely reported. Also on the list: Eric Gagne, Mo Vaughn, Paul Lo Duca, Todd Hundley. Important names on the first list that weren’t on the second: Jeff Bagwell and Albert Pujols. Updated list follows.

Chad Allen
Rick Ankiel
David Bell
Mike Bell
Marvin Benard
Gary Bennett, Jr.
Larry Bigbie
Barry Bonds
Kevin Brown
Paul Byrd
Jose Canseco
Mark Carreon
Jason Christiansen
Howie Clark
Roger Clemens
Jack Cust
Brendan Donnelly
Chris Donnels
Lenny Dykstra
Bobby Estalella
Matt Franco
Ryan Franklin
Eric Gagné
Jason Giambi
Jeremy Giambi
Jay Gibbons
Troy Glaus
Jason Grimsley
Jose Guillen
Jerry Hairston, Jr.
Matt Herges
Phil Hiatt
Glenallen Hill
Darren Holmes
Todd Hundley
Mike Judd
David Justice
Matt Karchner
Chuck Knoblauch
Tim Laker
Mike Lansing
Paul Lo Duca
Exavier “Nook” Logan
Josias Manzanillo
Gary Matthews, Jr.
Cody McKay
Kent Mercker
Bart Miadich
Hal Morris
Daniel Naulty
Denny Neagle
Rafael Palmeiro
Jim Parque
Andy Pettitte
Adam Piatt
Todd Pratt
Stephen Randolph
Adam Riggs
Brian Roberts
John Rocker
F.P. Santangelo
Benito Santiago
Scott Schoeneweis
David Segui
Gary Sheffield
Mike Stanton
Ricky Stone
Miguel Tejada
Ismael Valdez
Mo Vaughn
Randy Velarde
Ron Villone
Fernando Viña
Rondell White
Jeff Williams
Matt Williams
Todd Williams
Steve Woodard
Kevin Young
Gregg Zaun

After scanning the report (click for downloadable PDF file of the full document), the question follows: who the heck pays for illegal drugs with personal checks? I guess jocks really don’t get any smarter.’s coverage of the Mitchell Report can be found here.


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