In this NY Post article, Jorge Posada and Derek Jeter are both quoted as saying that they know they are not on that list of 104 players who tested positive. When asked if he was concerned with being on the list, Jeter replied: "Why would I worry about me being on that list?" Its a great question. As my brother mentioned yesterday, if he was using steroids he was not using them correctly, since his numbers seem to stay pretty consistant throughout his career. I got into a discussion last night with another Yankee fan who said that he does not want to know whose on the list. He said that if Jeter was on the list it would crush him. I feel the same way, but I still want to see the list. I think they should also reveal who was tested and passed. I would rather know for certain who is not on the list than to have a lingering doubt.
When asked about this whole situation the Post quotes Posada as saying: "I don't think I've put anything in my body that could be positive on one of those tests,....I have never tested positive. My first language is Spanish. I know English, but my first language is Spanish. I have wanted to make sure I have never taken anything. I'm as clean as a whistle."
Translation: "I didn't take any PED's, but after what happened to Romero, I can't be sure that the mixed berry protein shake I bought at GNC will generate a positive test. My first language is Spanish, which means that I don't know what things like "anaroxibolactyx" mean and therefore have it checked out before I take it, but since Romero also ran his substance by a specialist and was given the okay before testing positive, who knows what will generate a positive test any more."
So, we have two Yankee stars saying that they are clean. Of course, we heard this same thing from A-Rod about one year ago in the 60 minutes interview. I think it is not fair to 1000 or so clean players who were tested in that era to be bunched up with the 104 PED users that were tested then. Release the results!