Detroit Tigers SS Jhonny Peralta says in statement he's never used PEDs

Published February 06, 2013

| Associated Press

Tigers shortstop Jhonny Peralta says he has never used performance-enhancing drugs after his name was reportedly found in the records of the man who ran a Florida clinic being investigated by Major League Baseball.

SI.com, citing unidentified sources, reports Peralta was listed in the records of Anthony Bosch, who operated the now-closed anti-aging clinic. Peralta says through attorney Barry Boss that he's never used PEDs — "and anyone who says otherwise is lying."

According to the SI.com report, Peralta was not directly tied to PEDs in the records.

The 30-year-old Peralta hit .239 with 13 home runs for the Tigers in 2012, when they won their second straight division title and went to the World Series.

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