Baseball Player Jason Kendall Name Checks Two Others In Baseball Drug Scandal

Mar. 11 2010, Published 9:20 a.m. ET

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Shocking divorce papers filed by Jason Kendall’s estranged wife Chantel have placed the Kansas City Royals catcher at the center of a new baseball drugs scandal involving Adderall. Now, has learned that according to Kendall’s sworn deposition, it’s not just him that is caught up in the furor surrounding the use of Adderall - Kendall also name checks LA Dodgers right fielder Brian Giles and Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Bobby Crosby.

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In the papers, Kendall disclosed that Brian Giles is someone that he has known since 1997 and when asked if Giles uses Adderall, Kendall said, "I believe so." He didn't know if Giles was currently taking it.

Kendall was also asked if he knew if Bobby Crosby took Adderall and he said, "I don't know," before going on to admit that the two had discussed Adderall "more than one time."

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Kendall testified that his dosage of Adderall was decreased when he wasn't training and that he took from 30-60 milligrams since he first starting taking it in 2006. Kendall said he took 60 milligrams of Adderall during Spring 2009 and ending in October 2009 and that in November it was decreased to 45 milligrams.

Kendall was also asked if he ever took "greenies" which is "a diet pill that was used in baseball." Kendall's lawyer instructed him not to answer because of "his fifth amendment right against self incrimination." Kendall said "greenies" are banned in major league baseball. Kendall was asked if he ever got "greenies" in Mexico and his attorney said, "Mark McGuire didn't answer it during the congressional hearings. My client is not going to answer that during this particular hearing."



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