Report: Clemens, Pettitte, Tejada Juiced

Names of teammates allegedly fingered by Jason Grimsley emerge

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Report: Clemens, Pettitte, Tejada Juiced

OCTOBER 2--With the Los Angeles Times yesterday revealing the names of baseball stars fingered in an explosive court affidavit as users of steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs, it seemed appropriate to reprise that key document.

As seen in this excerpt, Jason Grimsley, a veteran pitcher, reportedly accused several former teammates after he got caught up in an Internal Revenue Service probe of his purchase of human growth hormone (HGH).

While the affidavit, drafted in support of a search warrant application for Grimsley's Arizona home, has the names of athletes blacked out, the Times identified Houston Astros pitchers Roger Clemens (pictured at left) and Andy Pettitte and Baltimore Oriole Miguel Tejada as among the ex-teammates identified by Grimsley, who played for the Arizona Diamondbacks before retiring earlier this year.

In debriefings with IRS agents, Grimsley, a journeyman who pitched for 15 years, also allegedly named former Orioles teammates David Segui, Brian Roberts, and Jay Gibbons as users of steroids or other performance-enhancing substances. According to the IRS affidavit, Grimsley, who has not been charged with a crime, admitted taking HGH, anabolic steroids, and amphetamines.

After cooperating with federal investigators for a week, Grimsley, 39, ceased talking with agents and now, through his lawyer, denies having ratted out ex-teammates as drug cheats. (8 pages)