New Sheriff in Town

There's a New Sheriff in Town

Detective Vic Mackey Takes Over Investigation

(Detective Vic Mackey, The Shield)

With George Mitchell Coming Under Fire for Red Sox, Disney, and Bud Selig Ties, BDD Hires Detective Vic Mackey to Conduct an Independent Steroid Investigation

New York Post back page

NY Post: Baseball's Weak Hack
Hohler: Mitchell Says Probe Will Be 'Thorough, Fair'
Mitchell Criticized, Won't Resign as Red Sox Director

Steroids Prohibited in MLB Since 1991
So MLB Will Investigate Back to 2002

"The probe launched Thursday initially will be limited to events since September 2002, when the sport banned performance-enhancing drugs, but Mitchell has the authority to expand it." -- 3.31, Chief of Steroids Probe Criticized

MLB's 1991 Drug Policy

"The possession, sale or use of any illegal drug or controlled substance by Major League players and personnel is strictly prohibited... (and those players involved) are subject to discipline by the Commissioner and risk permanent expulsion from the game... This prohibition applies to all illegal drugs and controlled substances, including steroids..." -- Francis T. Vincent, Jr., Commissioner of Major League Baseball (1991)

Schilling Wants to 'Wipe Out' Cheaters' Records
Globe Archives: Selig Says He Never Saw Signs of Steroids

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Boston Globe:

Red Sox agree to deal with Pierzynski > Sox non-tender Bailey, Kalish > Sox face arbitration decisions

Boston Herald:

Sox set Bailey, Kalish free > Doug Fister dealt to Nats > White Sox agree to 1-year contract with C Flowers

ProJo:

Pierzynski reaches deal with Red Sox > Kalish, Bailey non-tendered > Mike Napoli still ideal at first base > Middlebrooks, Red Sox both looking for improvement

NY Post:

Cashman pessimistic on Yankees re-signing Cano > Report: A-Rod called PEDs 'Food'

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