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Friday, 04 May 2007 16:30
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 NEW YORK (AP) -Former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell said he expects interviews with active players to begin promptly as part of his investigation into steroids in baseball.
Mitchell sent a letter to the players' association in late March requesting the interviews, which the union confirmed April 3. Lawyers for the union, commissioner's office and Mitchell's staff met later in April to discuss possible interviews, along with Mitchell's request for medical records.
``In the course of our work, we have gathered thousands of pages of documents and conducted hundreds of interviews of individuals with current or past connections to professional baseball, including many former players,'' Mitchell said Friday in an e-mail to The Associated Press.
``I have just recently requested that interviews of current players begin promptly, which is one of the final phases of our investigation. We expect to meet soon with the players whose interviews we have requested, but to the extent that we are not able to, we will deal with the issue at that time.''
Mitchell also may gain evidence that federal prosecutors have gathered in their case against former New York Mets bat boy Kirk Radomski, The Washington Post reported Friday.
Radomski, who pleaded guilty to felony charges of distributing steroids and laundering money, has agreed to cooperate with the ongoing federal steroids investigation, as well as Mitchell's inquiry.
The 37-year-old has admitted providing steroids, human growth hormone, amphetamines and other drugs to ``dozens of current and former Major League Baseball players and associates,'' U.S. Attorney Scott Schools said in a statement.
``Are documents, etcetera, going to be turned over?'' Parrella was quoted as saying by the Post. ``That's part of the concept, but I can't lay out a schedule or roster of documents. We will make an evaluation item by item.''
Mitchell also wouldn't specify what data he hopes to receive.
baseball. Our work in that regard is only one aspect of the broader effort in this investigation.''
 

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