June 6, 2006 // Federal investigators searched Diamondbacks reliever Jason Grimsley's home in Arizona as part of a steroid probe. They learned, according to a federal affidavit, that Grimsley purchased 10 to 12 shipments of hGH over several years, including in July 2004 while with the Orioles. The affidavit also stated Grimsley said he had discussions about amphetamines with at least three Orioles teammates in 2005. He allegedly named several major leaguers as steroid users, but those names were redacted in the filed copy.
Segui admits to hGH use
June 18, 2006 // Former Orioles first baseman David Segui told ESPN he was mentioned in the Grimsley document and he used hGH legally with a prescription because his insulin-like growth factor reading was low. He later told The Sun he had informed the Orioles, and then-executive vice president Jim Beattie, as early as 2003 that he was taking hGH. Beattie told The Sun that Segui didn't mention his hGH use until Sept. 12, 2004, the date of Segui's final game in a big league uniform.
Orioles allegedly named in Grimsley affidavit
Oct. 1, 2006 // The Los Angeles Times reported that three Orioles, Tejada, and , were named as "anabolic steroid" users in the previously filed Grimsley affidavit. Also mentioned in the affidavit, according to the Times, were Segui and current New York Yankees pitchers Roger Clemens and Andy Pettitte. All three Orioles immediately denied the allegations.
Matthews allegedly involved
Feb. 28, 2007 // SI.com reported that former Orioles outfielder Gary Matthews Jr. was sent a shipment of hGH in August 2004 (while with the Texas Rangers) and was on the client list of the raided Applied Pharmacy Services in Mobile, Ala. Matthews, now with the Los Angeles Angels, denied the allegations.
Hairston allegedly involved
March 2, 2007 // SI.com reported that former Orioles infielder Jerry Hairston Jr. was sent shipments of hGH in May 2004, when he was with the Orioles. The report said the raided Applied Pharmacy sent packages to Hairston's addresses in Maryland and Arizona. Hairston, now with the Rangers, denied the allegations.
Gibbons allegedly involved
Sept. 9, 2007 // SI.com reported Gibbons was sent hGH and steroids from the raided Signature Pharmacy of Orlando, Fla., from 2003 to 2005. Gibbons, who is on the disabled list, met with baseball officials in New York on Sept. 17 and told The Sun he cooperated fully.