Report: Alex Rodriguez sought legal products from BALCO kingpen Victor Conte in 2012
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 11, 2013
According to an exclusive report by the New York Daily News, before his connection to Anthony Bosch and Biogensis was uncovered, A-Rod secretly met with the man in the middle of baseball's first steroid scandal, reformed BALCO kingpen Victor Conte, when the New York Yankees visited the Oakland A's in May of the 2012 season. Conte said he believes Rodriguez was looking for products that would give him a legal edge, but that the Yankee didn’t want their transactions to become public knowledge. Bay Area Laboratory Co-Operative Victor Conte tells the New York newspaper that Rodriguez did not ask him for illegal drugs and they mostly talked about legal products. The 38-year-old slugger and Conte spoke at a meeting in May 2012. Here's more from the Daily News report: A-Rod recently rejoined the Yankees after spending the first four months of the season finishing rehab from January hip surgery.
NEW YORK (AP) The Daily News is reporting that Alex Rodriguez sought advice on legal nutritional supplements from the founder of the company at the center of the largest federal criminal investigation into sports doping.