No one is above suspicion
Ballplayers hate rumors and rats, and with so much to hide, who can blame them? It's a new world, and success itself now triggers suspicion. Ask Albert Pujols, who found himself under a microscope after hitting 25 homers in 53 games, a feat that would have merited celebration not long ago. Luis Gonzalez had to call a press conference on June 15 to defend himself for whacking 57 homers in 2001. So now that we know what we know about pitchers, is it fair to raise an eyebrow because Roger Clemens can command more than $3 million a month -- at age 43?
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider