By Joe Christensen
If you enjoyed reading La Velle’s story on Dan Naulty two days after the former Twins pitcher was named in the Mitchell Report, you might appreciate the longer version of Naulty’s story, in his own words, as he told the New York Daily News on Sunday.
I like it because it gets at the health risks associated with steroids, amphetamines and HGH.
That was the last night of a major league career filled with drugs, alcohol, and debauchery. … This is a story of a boyhood dream turning into a living nightmare. I had ruined my life, but at what cost?
Also, the New York Times’ Murray Chass explains today how trading for Johan Santana and signing him could cost the Yankees about $7 million per year in luxury taxes, and goes on to explain how that’s never stopped them before.