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Like Jason Giambi hasn't done enough talking to enough people.

Now Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig (right) wants to strong-arm the Yankees' slugger, currently on the disabled list, into talking with former U.S. senator George Mitchell, who is running up one heckuva a bill investigating the use of performance-enhancing substances on behalf of the league office.

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To recap:

*  Giambi (left) was grilled in front of a grand jury about the use of steroids and the like in December 2003. And as far as I know, no one suspects him of perjury. A year later, leaked versions of that testimony wound up in the papers where Giambi supposedly admitted to using steroids and human growth hormones.

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* Before spring training of 2005 after he was outed, Giambi held a press conference where, unlike almost anyone else in baseball (including a few who appeared in front of Congress), he was contrite about anything he might have done but avoided using  the S-word.

* Then earlier this season, he was quoted in a USA Today article vaguely admitting he used some "stuff" and that he thinks baseball, in general, owes an apology for the mess that occurred.

Now, after 15 months of the Mitchell investigation that reportedly is costing $2 million a month to fund, Selig wants to compel Giambi to talk to Mitchell because apparently a newspaper article is the breakthrough event in this interminable investigation. Or maybe it's because Giambi had the audacity to suggest the obvious, that some guys in suits may have been complicit in their silence.

Wait a minute, is the guy handling this investigation named Mitchell or McCarthy?

Photo credits: Chris McGrath/Getty Images (Giambi)

J. Condrad Williams Jr./Newsday (Selig)

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