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Postby Maris09 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 6:32 pm

Report: Gagne comes clean, admits to HGH use

Eric Gagne admitted to L.A. Times columnist T.J. Simers Monday that he has used HGH in the past.

Not at all surprising, as Gagne was included on the Mitchell Report in 2007 and expressed "regrets" about his past upon arriving at Dodgers camp over the weekend. "...I thought it would help me get better when I hurt my knee," he said. "I just don't want that to sound as an excuse. ... I'm so ashamed. It wasn't smart. If I knew what I know now. ... I didn't need it. I regret it so much, just now maybe getting over the guilt. It was stupid." In slightly more surprising Gagne news, the veteran said he would be open to accepting a minor league assignment this season, according to a story in the LA Times. Although Gagne has a contractual clause that allows him to become a free agent if he doesn't make the big league club, it sounds as though he'd be amiable to spending time in the minors. "I was in the Can-Am League," said Gagne of his whereabouts last season. "Triple A will be like the big leagues."


That's the new thing now. Admitting to taking stuff, and then saying it was stupid because they didn't help and they didn't need them.

I'd almost rather these guys just stay quiet if this is how they're going to approach it. :-t
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Postby jmohlengraft » Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:50 pm

Good thing that history only remembers that he used and not "why".
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Re: Gagne finally admits....but of course, he didn't need them

Postby bigh0rt » Mon Feb 22, 2010 7:53 pm

Maris09 wrote:I'd almost rather these guys just stay quiet if this is how they're going to approach it. :-t

These guys can't win, and we might as well just admit that. Regardless of how it's done, disapprovers are going to disapprove. If they said, "Yeah, I tried to gain an advantage", disgust for blatantly disrespecting the game would be the comment. Might as well just admit it.

From where I am, though, this just gets a big yawn.
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Re: Gagne finally admits....but of course, he didn't need them

Postby Maris09 » Mon Feb 22, 2010 8:49 pm

bigh0rt wrote:
Maris09 wrote:I'd almost rather these guys just stay quiet if this is how they're going to approach it. :-t

These guys can't win, and we might as well just admit that. Regardless of how it's done, disapprovers are going to disapprove. If they said, "Yeah, I tried to gain an advantage", disgust for blatantly disrespecting the game would be the comment. Might as well just admit it.

From where I am, though, this just gets a big yawn.

Yeah absolutely. We all knew he was one of the guys who did it, so this isn't news.

Just feels like when these guys come out in this manner (McGwire and now Gagne), it's like having your intelligence insulted all over again.
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Postby BitterDodgerFan » Mon Feb 22, 2010 10:36 pm

IMO, i doubt that there will be a big backlash and hatred for these guys for admitting they did it to enhance their performance. they are stupid if they fear that reaction, because it can't be worse than the reaction they get for lying to us and insulting our intelligence. there's a reason why they're called performance enhancing drugs. these athletes act dumber than they seem.
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Re: Gagne finally admits....but of course, he didn't need them

Postby JTWood » Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:06 pm

bigh0rt wrote:
Maris09 wrote:I'd almost rather these guys just stay quiet if this is how they're going to approach it. :-t

These guys can't win, and we might as well just admit that. Regardless of how it's done, disapprovers are going to disapprove. If they said, "Yeah, I tried to gain an advantage", disgust for blatantly disrespecting the game would be the comment. Might as well just admit it.

From where I am, though, this just gets a big yawn.

You're constant yawning gets a full-blown yawn from me.

You need a new way to show your distaste with something.
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Re: Gagne finally admits....but of course, he didn't need them

Postby bigh0rt » Tue Feb 23, 2010 12:03 am

JTWood wrote:
bigh0rt wrote:
Maris09 wrote:I'd almost rather these guys just stay quiet if this is how they're going to approach it. :-t

These guys can't win, and we might as well just admit that. Regardless of how it's done, disapprovers are going to disapprove. If they said, "Yeah, I tried to gain an advantage", disgust for blatantly disrespecting the game would be the comment. Might as well just admit it.

From where I am, though, this just gets a big yawn.

You're constant yawning gets a full-blown yawn from me.

You need a new way to show your distaste with something.

Yawn.
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Postby smoovethug » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:33 am

Game Over.
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Postby ayebatter » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:40 am

This just in, Rick Astley said "he could have been as good as the Beatles if he had taken drugs", demands that all of the Beatles Gold Records should be forfeit, and they should be kicked out of the R&R Hall of Fame.

Yawn, "Game Over" was good theater. ;-D
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Re: Gagne finally admits....but of course, he didn't need them

Postby Maris09 » Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:56 am

JTWood wrote:
bigh0rt wrote:
Maris09 wrote:I'd almost rather these guys just stay quiet if this is how they're going to approach it. :-t

These guys can't win, and we might as well just admit that. Regardless of how it's done, disapprovers are going to disapprove. If they said, "Yeah, I tried to gain an advantage", disgust for blatantly disrespecting the game would be the comment. Might as well just admit it.

From where I am, though, this just gets a big yawn.

You're constant yawning gets a full-blown yawn from me.

You need a new way to show your distaste with something.

A fart maybe?
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