In today's San Francisco Chronicle, writers Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada report that Cleveland pitcher Paul Byrd is the target of Federal law enforcement officials after finding evidence that Byrd purchased $24,850 worth of HGH from a Florida clinic.
Ken Rosenthal on Foxsports.com has a response from Byrd where the pitcher insists that he used the HGH under a doctor's care and no longer uses the hormone.
"I have not taken any hormone apart from a doctor's care and supervision," Byrd said. "The Indians, my coaches and MLB have known that I have had a pituitary gland issue for some time and have assisted me in getting blood tests in different states. I am currently working with an endocrinologist and will have another MRI on my head after the season to make sure that the tumor hasn't grown."